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The Best Cheesecake EVER

Michelle Gildehaus: "This is an amazing recipe. Made it a second time…" Read More
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  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 32 ounces cream cheese (each packages, softened)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream (room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs (lightly beaten, room temperature)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium10% DV230mg
    Fat35% DV23g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories280Calories from Fat210
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat210
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Michelle Gildehaus 8 hours ago
    This is an amazing recipe. Made it a second time and cut the sour cream in half and added a half cup of Nutella.
    Emily-Lisa D. 16 hours ago
    This recipe is similar to another I use for a marbled chocolate cheesecake, but the tips provided meant this was the first cheesecake I have ever made without it cracking. I will definitely make this one again - it was a hit! I did end up baking it a lot longer ( more than 30 minutes) but felt confident as the tips noted that oven temps run differently, and the way to test by shaking the pan worked.
    Michelle Craen 24 days ago
    Easy and delicious, it’s my go to when feel like baking
    Geraldine Weiser 2 months ago
    Awesome!!! My daughters said it was even better than the cheesecake we had on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Anthem of the Seas!
    Liz Madsen 4 months ago
    This is great ! Great idea with the bath. I didn’t bake it with crust, because last time I baked a cheesecake from another recipe the crust came out awful. The sugar was also a bit much for me and I would like to mention that first page says 67 g and then the recipe says 267 on Yumly. Otherwise fantastic recipe ! Will definitely do it again along with other recipes from this blogger.
    bib 5 months ago
    this has become my go to method. i had many compliments on,the texture and creaminess. i added pie spice and cinnamon to my crust and used vanilla sugar. but the bake technique with the Waterbath is the best! everyone requests this now. and my 3 yr old enjoys helping so its a win win
    Chandra 5 months ago
    Amazing! Turned out absolutely perfect and delicious! Everyone kept saying it was the best cheesecake they’ve ever had, no joke. This recipe will be my go-to from now on. I added a raspberry reduction on top, even better!
    Susan Wilson 6 months ago
    Amazing! Yummy!🥰🥰 not everything was room temperature. The crust wasn’t as firm as I like so I Lessened the amount of graham crackers. All in all delicious!
    Kelley Jordine 8 months ago
    It was SO good that I even ate some and I don’t even LIKE cheesecake! It was so creamy and over baked! I agree it’s the BEST CHEESECAKE EVER!
    Yolanda Arnold a year ago
    It turned out nice, I will tweak it to add a little more creaminess.
    karen a year ago
    Turned out perfectly! Best cheesecake we've ever eaten. Better than Junior's!
    Paola Bussi a year ago
    Awesome! Best I ever made
    Suzanne Brennan a year ago
    This was the best cheesecake EVER!!
    Anna Dawn Hewitt a year ago
    The cheesecake turned out perfect! My family loved it. I would definitely make this again.
    Laura T. a year ago
    Great best cheesecake ever
    caitlin k. a year ago
    My famiky and friends loved this cheese cake out of all the cheese cakes i have done! Tips were very helps full i finally made a cheese cake that didnt crack!
    Rauni Gott a year ago
    It turned out fabulous. It was a hit amongst my church family.
    Beto Ortega a year ago
    Its perfect! It also works as a base for every flavor.
    Lorigal a year ago
    Delicious. The tips on how to make a perfect cheesecake was the key to my successful cheesecake! My whole family loved it.
    Angellica a year ago
    This cheese cake turned out great I was skeptical because there was sour cream in the ingredients but it turned out amazing. I will be making this again.
    Čuljak 2 years ago
    It was great and easy to make!
    Crumley 2 years ago
    Made it for my Bible study group. Now they want it every week. It has always been a hit with our family also!!!
    Veneda Marks 2 years ago
    This cheesecake cake came out great. It was creamy and delicious. Everyone loved it!!!!
    Christine E. 2 years ago
    It was awesome!! Creamy and tasty. Everyone said it was the best cheesecake they ever had!
    Keith M. 2 years ago
    It is indeed, The Best Cheesecake EVER!!!!! Have used this recipe exclusively for several years.
    Laura 2 years ago
    Turned out great! Just be sure to thoroughly mix ingredients.
    Tiga 4. 2 years ago
    It was good but I made in smaller 3-inch tins and only half the batch. But the water bath is hard to work with and the crust kept getting soaked so I kept it in the bath for half the baking time and put the rest. This also tastes amazing with caramel sauce.
    Cooper 2 years ago
    It was delicious & came out perfect. I let chill overnight. Yum!
    Cathy 2 years ago
    Scrumptious! This was my first attempt at making cheesecake. I served with homemade caramel sauce but it wasn't needed. The cheesecake was faboulous on it's own. I will definitely make this again!!!
    Tanya Hajec 2 years ago
    Really good!!!!! Excellent 😃

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