Rachael Ray Every Day

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees . Grease a 9-by- 13-inch baking pan. Line with foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang; grease the foil. In a bowl, mix the cracker crumbs, butter, 2 tbsp. sugar and cinnamon. Press into the bottom of the pan; bake until firm and browned, 10 minutes. Transfer pan to a rack; let cool completely.

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  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the cream cheese and 2/3 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, zest, vanilla and salt. Pour over the crust. Dollop the cranberry sauce on top; swirl with a knife.

  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Transfer to a rack; let cool. Cover; refrigerate until firm, at least 6 hours. Using the foil, lift the cheesecake out of the pan; cut into 1-by-2-inch rectangles.

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