Cheese Cake Recipe

Yield: 10 slices
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes


  • 3 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 c. plus 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 pt. sour cream
  • CRUST:
  • 17 graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1/2 c. plus 3 tbsp. sugar


Beat cream cheese, 1 1/4 cup sugar, eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla and lemon juice at medium speed for 10 minutes.

Add remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and sour cream; beat at high speed for 10 minutes.

Press crumb crust into 9 inch spring form pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Turn off heat. Leave cake in oven: cool for 1 hour.

CRUST: Bake at 325 degrees for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 256Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 221mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 4g
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