instructionsFor the Crust: In a medium bowl, stir together the crumbs with the butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Press the mixture evenly over the bottom and partially up the sides of the prepared pan. Bake for about 10 minutes, until golden brown. Let the crust cool on a wire rack.
ingredients 2 8-ounce packages Cream Cheese (at room temperature) 3/4 cup Sugar 2 teaspoons fresh Lemon Juice 4 large Eggs 1 cup Sour Cream 1 teaspoon Banana Extract 1 cup mashed very Ripe Bananas (about 3 bananas)
instructionsFor the Filling: Combine the cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice in a bowl of an electric mixer and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and stir in the sour cream, banana extract, and mashed bananas.
ingredients 1 sliced Banana
instructions Pour the banana mixture into the prepared crust. Bake for 1 hour, or until the center is set and firm. Turn off the oven and open the door. Allow the cheesecake to cool to room temperature in the oven. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with banana slices.