Janet's Cheesecake

Course : Cheesecakes
Serves: 8
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24 Ounces cream cheese
3 large eggs (separated)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 pint sour cream

Preparation / Directions:

1. Soften cream cheese and beat with electric mixer until smooth. Add beaten egg yolks, salt, lime juice; blend gradually adding sugar, beating thoroughly until mixture is satiny; approximately 10 minutes.

2. Add stiffly beaten egg whites; fold gradually in mixture and blend until satiny again (approximately 10 minutes).

3.Pour into set graham cracker crust; bake at 375 for 25 minutes or until center is solidified. Cool 1-2 hours.

4.Add pint of sour cream into which has been added 3 Tablespoons of sugar, half t of vanilla, and one Tablespoon lime juice.

5.Pour cream mixture over top of cheesecake and bake at 500 degrees for 5 minutes or until bubbly. Cool for 2 hours. Store in refrigerator overnight.

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