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perfect & easy cheesecake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bobbie Sicignano
Durham, CT

This recipe always turns out perfectly for me. When I know guests are gluten free, I use crushed gluten free cookies in place of the graham cracker crust.

(1 rating)
yield 12 or more
prep time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For perfect & easy cheesecake

  • 4 - 8oz pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 c
  • 2 pt
    sour cream, lite
  • 6 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    graham cracker crumbs gluten free (or gf cookie crumbs)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make perfect & easy cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees Mix Graham Cracker Crumb crust by tossing in a bowl, the graham cracker crumbs, the melted butter and 2 Tbls. of Sugar. Press mixture on to bottom and slightly up sides of large spring-form baking pan.
  • 2
    Blend cream cheese and sugar (I use my mixer) Add 1 egg at a time, beating until smooth after each addition. Add Vanilla Fold in sour cream
  • 3
    Pour into 10" Spring-form pan lined with Graham Cracker crumb crust
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Next, Turn oven OFF but leave cheesecake in oven with door closed for an additional 45 minutes. Next, open the oven door and let cheesecake cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for 12 hours. Serve plain or with any fruit topping you like.