Sylvia’s Cheesecake

For the Crust:

One small box Quaker Natural Granola – Oats and Honey variety

½ cup butter, softened

½ cup brown sugar.

Pulse ingredients in a food processor in order listed OR simply mix together by hand. (Crust will have larger chunks of granola this way.) Press into the bottom of a cheesecake pan and bake 10 minutes at 350*F.

For the Filling:

3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese (total 24 oz.) NOT whipped style

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

1 ½ tsp vanilla

½ tsp almond extract

Mix well until uniform consistency. Pour over top of cooled crust. Bake 50-75 minutes at 350*F. Let cake cool ten minutes. Then pour the following onto the top:

For the Topping:

1 ½ cup sour cream

3 Tbsp sugar

1 ½ tsp vanilla

Bake at 425*F for 20 minutes. Allow to cool completely before removing from spring form pan.