This recipe is not as filling or heavy as other cheesecakes. It makes a great finishing touch to most simple meals, or you can decorate it to go with elegant dinners.
- 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 (1.3 ounce) envelopes whipped topping mix
1 Mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter or margarine, and 1/4 cup white sugar. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan. A 9 x 13 inch pan may also be used.
2 Prepare dream whip according to directions.
3 Beat cream cheese with 1 cup white sugar and vanilla; beat until creamy. Fold Dream Whip ™ into cream cheese mixture. Spread filling over crust. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours, or until firm.