Stir together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and 1 tbs granulated sugar; press into bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
Beat 3 (8oz) pagages cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar at medum-low speed with an electric mixer 1 minute. Add eggs and next 6 ingredients, mixing on low speed just until fully combined. Pour batter into prepared crust
Bake at 325 for 10 minutes;reduce heat to 300, and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until center is firm. Run knife along outer edge of cheesecake. Turn oven off. Let cheesecake stand in oven 30 minutes. Remove cheesecake from oven; cool in pan on a wire rack 30 minutes. Cover and chill 8 hours.
Beat 1 (3oz) package cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth; gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until smooth. Spread evenly over top of cheesecake. Remove sides of springform pan.