This pie is as rich as cheese cake but creamier.
1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust
12 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup sour cream
3 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Prepare pie crust. Combine cream cheese, eggs, 3/4 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla or almond extract and beat until light and fluffy. Pour filling into pie crust and bake at 325 degrees F for 28 minutes. Remove from oven; cool.
Mix sour cream, 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and spread on top of pie. Bake at 325 degrees F for 10 minutes. Cool; refrigerate for several hours before serving.