New York Cheesecake


This cheesecake is New York-style, fool-proof, easy, and super-delicious.

Prep Time:
40 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 35 mins
1 cheesecake


  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • cup butter, melted

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature

  • 4 eggs, room temperature

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 pint sour cream

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup white sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix together the cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a bowl until evenly moistened. Press into the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Blend in the eggs, 1 tablespoon of vanilla, and cream of tartar. Pour over the pie crust.

  4. Bake in preheated oven until the center is set, about 50 minutes. Allow to cool on counter for 5 minutes.

  5. Mix together the sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl until smooth; carefully pour over cheesecake starting from the sides of the pan and working your way to the center.

  6. Return to oven for another 5 minutes. Allow to cool in pan to room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

509 Calories
35g Fat
41g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 509
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 204mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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