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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 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Chilling time10 hours
Total Time1 hour 45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 328kcal



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


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


  • 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.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.1mg