Waldorf's Sour Cream Cheesecake

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A wonderful and easy cheesecake recipe my mother-in-law made for the holidays and special occasions.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 7 ounces vanilla wafers, crushed

  • ½ cup margarine, melted

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

Filling:

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 4 eggs

Topping:

  • 1 pint sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Mix vanilla wafers, margarine, 2 tablespoons sugar, and cinnamon together in a bowl; press into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

  4. Beat the two 8-ounce packages and 3-ounce package cream cheese with 1 cup sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Beat eggs, 1 at a time, into cream cheese mixture, stirring well after each addition; spread over crust.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until middle of cheesecake is set, 25 to 30 minutes; cool for 10 minutes.

  6. Increase oven temperature to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).

  7. Mix sour cream, 2 tablespoons white sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until creamy; pour over cheesecake.

  8. Bake until topping is set, about 5 minutes. Cool cheesecake to room temperature and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

366 Calories
27g Fat
27g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 366
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 117mg 2%

* 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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