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5 from 3 votes

New York Cheesecake

Creamy, smooth, thick and delicious this New York Cheesecake is a perfect addition to your dessert table with minimal ingredients its completely addicting.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Chilling time10 hrs
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesecake, New York Cheesecake, New York Cheesecake Recipe, New York Style Cheesecake, NY Cheesecake
Servings: 10 slices

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 cups graham crackers crushed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter

Cheesecake:

  • 4 8 oz pkgs cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Mix together your crust ingredients (graham crackers, sugar and butter) and press into the bottom and up the sides of a 9" springform pan and then set in refrigerator.
  • In bowl of a stand mixer add your cream cheese and beat until smooth and lumps are gone then add in your sugar slowly until combined.
  • Next add in your eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. This ensures that they are fully incorporated evenly.
  • Then add in your vanilla extract and sour cream just mixing until combined.
  • Pour into your prepared crust and wrap pan in heavy duty tin-foil and place in large roasting dish and fill dish about half way up your springform pan with hot water (the water bath helps the cheesecake from not cracking).
  • Reduce oven heat to 300 and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes then turn off heat and leave in oven for another hour until center is set.
  • Remove from oven and place on counter to cool to room temperature and then refrigerate for an additional 8 hours.
  • Top with favorite topping if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%