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No Bake Cheesecake
   Submitted by:   Jennifer Gurule
 

" This is as quick and easy as cheesecake gets. "

  Ingredients:
 
    3/4 cup finely ground graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup finely crushed pecan sandies cookies
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons white sugar
8 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries (optional)
 
  Directions:
  1   In a bowl, mix together crushed cookies and graham crackers with melted butter and the 3 tablespoons sugar.
  2   Press into a 7 inch springform pan. Place in refrigerator until ready for use.
  3   In another bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup of sugar and lemon juice.
  4   Whip cream, and fold into cream cheese mixture.
  5   Spread into pan.
  6   Top with sliced strawberries (optional). Freeze for 1 hour, covered with foil.
  7   Place in refrigerator 30 minutes before serving.
Makes 1 - 7 inch cake