ARCHIVES: Methodist Pie (apologies to Ben Shahn)






Methodist Pie

You need:

One 9" deep dish graham cracker crust

Filling:
1 1/2 lb cream cheese
3/4 c. sugar
3 eggs
1/4 c. melted butter
1 tsp lemon juice
pinch of salt

Topping (just mix these three ingredients):
2 c. sour cream
2 TB sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 F. Beat cream cheese until light, add eggs and sugar, beat until fluffy. Add butter, lemon juice, salt. Mix thoroughly and pour into crust. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from oven and carefully spoon topping on top. Turn oven up to 475 F. Cook for 5 minutes more at this temperature. Chill before serving.
-try it with fresh berries!