Easy Sour Cream Cheesecake


This is an easy sour cream cheesecake. It's delicious plain, or you may top it with fruit pie filling.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 9-inch cheesecake


  • 1 (9 inch) prepared shortbread pie crust

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Place pie crust in a pan.

  2. Cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, blending well. Add sour cream and vanilla. Pour into prepared crust in the pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the cake is set and jiggles evenly across the top when lightly shaken, 60 to 70 minutes.

  4. Run a knife around the outside edge but leave the cake in the pan. Let cool on the counter, then place in refrigerator. Remove from pan when completely chilled, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

324 Calories
21g Fat
28g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 324
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 85mg 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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