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To make Cheesecake Factory copycat key lime cheesecake, mix together 1 3/4 cups of graham cracker crumbs, 5 tablespoons of melted butter and 1 tablespoon of sugar, and press the mixture into a springform pan. Bake the crust at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for five minutes. While it cools, beat together 3 8-ounce packages of softened cream cheese, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 1/2 cup of lime juice and three eggs. Pour the filling into the crust, and bake it at 350 F for 60 to 70 minutes. Allow it to cool to room temperature before chilling it for at least 45 minutes.
Make classic Cheesecake Factory cheesecake by combining 1 1/2 cups of graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/3 cup of melted margarine and pressing it into a springform pan. While freezing the crust, cream together 4 8-ounce packages of softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1 1/4 cups of sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, then beat in 5 large eggs. Pour the filling into the crust, and bake it 475 F for 12 minutes before reducing the temperature to 350 F and baking it for up to an hour. After the cake cools, spread a mixture made from 1/2 cup of sour cream and 2 teaspoons of sugar over the top, and chill it for four hours.