Rating: 4.5 stars
143 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 118
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3

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

Recipe Summary

cook:
55 mins
additional:
6 hrs
total:
7 hrs 35 mins
prep:
40 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 cheesecake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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

509 calories; protein 8.3g; carbohydrates 40.8g; fat 35.4g; cholesterol 154mg; sodium 309.5mg. Full Nutrition
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