Sunday, September 19, 2010

No Bake Cheesecake so -easy


3/4 cup finely ground graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup pecan sandies cookies
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons white sugar
8 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup white sugar
1 TBS lemon juice
1 TBS almond or vanilla extract
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped or you can use sour cream
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries (optional)

In a bowl, mix together crushed cookies and graham crackers with melted butter and the 3 tablespoons sugar.
Press into a 7 inch springform pan. Place in refrigerator until ready for use.
In another bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup of sugar, lemon juice and extract
Whip cream, and fold into cream cheese mixture. ( if you use the sour cream instead of whip cream mix in here )
Spread into pan.
Top with sliced strawberries (optional). Freeze for 1 hour, covered with foil.
Place in refrigerator 30 minutes before serving.