Cheesecake with variations

mary hendricks


Rich creamy easy cheesecake . this is for those pre made crusts at the store it doesn't use as much cream cheese as a spring form pan. There are easy for taking to dinners or giving as gifts ya flip the plastic and its a lid and no worries of not getting the pie plate back. Made these for years and get requests for them.
Variations are in the last section of directions. Picture is the plain cheesecake


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
30 Min


  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese
  • 3/4 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    graham cracker pie crust or shortbread or chocolate

How to Make Cheesecake with variations


  1. Preheat oven 350°
  2. Cream cream cheese then add sugar and cream together
  3. Add sour cream and cream together
  4. Add eggs and cream together
  5. Add vanilla and cream together
  6. Pour into prepared crust and bake 30 minutes or until set in center.
  7. Cover and refrigerate until serving
  8. You can make lots of variations. New York style after cooling. Take 1 cup sour cream 1/2 c of sugar 1 tsp vanilla and beat until combined well spread on top.
    Chocolate or butter scotch ..melt 1 cup chocolate or butterscotch chips and stir into cream cheese mixture as a last step before baking
    Marbled melt 1 cup of chocolate mix with 1/2 of the mix. Pour into the plain mix in a zig zag patern and swirl with a knife
    Chocolate ribbon. Melt 1 c of chocolate chips pour in a zigzag and swirl with knife. When it cools the chocolate will reharden and have a ribboning of
    You can top with your favorite fruit like pie filling. Strawberry. Blueberry. Cherry etc ..

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheesecake with variations

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom
Hashtag: #cream-cheese

Show 1 Comment & Review

Delicious Citrus Desserts For A Summer Treat Recipe

Delicious Citrus Desserts for a Summer Treat

Kitchen Crew

Tart and crisp a citrus dessert just screams summertime to me. I'll never pass up dessert, especially when they're packed with citrus flavor. Pucker up, because these Blue Ribbon desserts...

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room For Dessert Recipe

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room for Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We all know that we have a second stomach. The one that magically appears just when we think we can't eat another bite and then get a glimpse at dessert....

34 Recipes That Prove Why Pumpkin Is Everything

34 Recipes That Prove Why Pumpkin Is Everything

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fall means it's pumpkin time! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert... can there be too much pumpkin? Not in our mind since pumpkin recipes can be sweet or savory. These 34 recipes...