Meringue Topped Cheesecake

Course : Cheesecakes
Serves: 8
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1 1/2 cups crushed plain vanilla cookies
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 pound cream cheese
1 can sweetened condensed milk
3 large egg yolks
1 1/4 tablespoons grated lemon rind
4 tablespoons lemon juice
3 large egg whites
2/3 cup sugar

Preparation / Directions:

1. Mix together the crushed cookies, sugar, cinnamon and melted butter. Firmly press on the bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan. Chill until ready to use. 2. Soften the cream cheese and beat in the condensed milk, lightly beaten egg yolks, lemon rind and lemon juice. 3. Pour into the prepared crust. 4. Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Slowly add half the sugar and beat until stiff. Fold in the remaining sugar and spread over the cheese filling. 5. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until the meringue is golden brown. Cool.


Nutritional Information:

435 Calories (kcal); 27g Total Fat; (53% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 44g Carbohydrate; 155mg Cholesterol; 273mg Sodium

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