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Easy Sour Cream Cheesecake

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very creamy cheesecake. It's delicious plain, or you may top with fruit pie filling."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 324 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9 inch cheesecake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs one at time, blending well. Add vanilla and sour cream. Pour into shortbread crust.
  3. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cake jiggles evenly across the top when lightly shaken. Run a knife around the outside edge, but leave the cake in the pan. Let cool on counter, then place in refrigerator. Remove from pan when completely chilled, and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 324 calories; 21.2 g fat; 28.1 g carbohydrates; 5.1 g protein; 80 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this for my family. I put graham cracker crust instead. It was super easy. Just a hint for warming up the cream cheese to make it soft to work with .Take the cream cheese out of the boxe...

Most helpful critical review

Very easy to make, but does tend to crack, so if you are serving it for a dinner party, use a topping.

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I made this for my family. I put graham cracker crust instead. It was super easy. Just a hint for warming up the cream cheese to make it soft to work with .Take the cream cheese out of the boxe...

Pretty good cheesecake recipe. My usual recipe uses more cream cheese so I used this one. I used a graham crust in a springform pan. I always bake my cheesecakes for like 15 minutes at 450 then ...

I've tried this now 2 times. Both times I did not use the crust. I used the SplendaBlend (half sugar-half Splenda) and low fat sour cream and low fat cream cheese. I bake it in a 9" nonstick ...

DO NOT ADD LEMON JUICE! It will destroy your cheesecake. The thirteen people who rated the review that suggested that as helpful obviously did not follow the suggestion of adding lemon juice. I...

I was very determined to find a cheesecake recipe that had only 1 cup of sour cream since that was all I had on hand. I was a little skeptical about this but gave it a go anyway. Oh.my.goodness....

This is the BEST cheesecake I've ever had. And it is especially awesome since I made it with all fat-free dairy, 2 egg whites, and Splenda! Awesome! I made this into 4 "mini" cheesecakes with...

I made this for easter, it went over very well! I made my own crust with graham cracker crumbs (I didn't have a shortbread crust on hand, I'm sure that would be even better) and used low fat cre...

Wonderful - better than a restuarant! I made it for a special occation and it was perfect. Although I did make it with a biscuit base, the cheesecake was rich but not too sweet. I cooked it in ...

Very easy to make, but does tend to crack, so if you are serving it for a dinner party, use a topping.