The Best Homemade Cheesecake

Heidi: "The egg whites never did anything lol they just f…" Read More


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 24 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs (separated)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium20% DV480mg
    Fat63% DV41g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs21% DV64g
    Fiber2% DV<1g
    Calories650Calories from Fat370
    Total Fat41g63%
    Saturated Fat22g110%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat370
    Total Carbohydrate64g21%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C2%

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


    Heidi 23 days ago
    The egg whites never did anything lol they just frothed on top and then separated again, even after like 10 minutes with a hand blender. The cheesecake was decent
    Claudia a month ago
    Super easy recipe & came out near perfect.
    Anne a month ago
    Didn’t even get to capture the entire cheesecake ‘twas devoured right after it’s sliced lol
    Chen C 2 months ago
    Surprisingly easy first attempt. Didn't need to freeze it and it was ready to be eaten after letting it set for slightly over an hour in the oven. Loved the soft and moist cheesecake!
    Zah'raa Domingo 2 months ago
    Came out delicious. Didn't use the base directions (made my own) but the filling was delicious
    Krystal Bawlin Lmt 3 months ago
    Some of the best cheesecake I've ever had! Added a few tablespoons of sour cream & a little bit extra sugar.
    wong yuyin 4 months ago
    Good so good Hello hello
    Justin Chan 4 months ago
    Very very very swert. cutting bacj in sugar next time!
    Crumley 5 months ago
    Always pleased with this recipe. It is the only one I use.
    Cindy Lowell 5 months ago
    Best cheesecake recipe ever! I am new to baking cheesecake and was looking for a recipe that didn't take all night. Found it! Soooo good.
    Guertin 6 months ago
    Garbage. Waste. I have made cheesecake before and I have never had one turn out like trash
    Starbucks 6 months ago
    Delicious! Though it is a bit sweet. You should put 1/3-2/3 of the sugar in the recipe. In my second batch, I cut the sugar by 2/3. It was great. The lemon was a great kick! I also made a mango cheesecake from this recipe that tasted even better! I replaced 8 oz of cream cheese with mango puree. Cutting the eggs down to 2 wouldn't hurt either.
    Michelle Lamb 6 months ago
    Turned out beautifully! Can’t wait to have it for my daughter’s birthday tonight.
    Tiffany N. 6 months ago
    My family asks me to make this all of the time. It’s so good, and easier than many cheesecake recipes. I usually add a fruit compote type sauce on top before baking.
    Emoji Emotions 7 months ago
    Put a little love in ya heart. Make more times
    Dayna 7 months ago
    The best cheesecake my husband has ever had he said!
    Anastasia L. 7 months ago
    Perfect! Added orange jest into crust.
    Hello 8 months ago
    My mother loved it has requested another cheesecake ASAP
    Sirma Vasileva 8 months ago
    Very delicious, everyone loved it. I added white chocolate and orange juice and became amazing!!! 🤗
    Kristen 8 months ago
    Turned out perfect!!! Husband loved it! You could reduce the sugar a little if you’d like. It was very sweet. Definitely will be making this again
    Sarah Voiselle 8 months ago
    Turned it into a turtle cheesecake and it’s the best cheesecake I’ve ever had, everyone loved it!
    Robyn Leibundgut 9 months ago
    So easy and so delicious i love it ☺️
    Avigeya Osiychuk 9 months ago
    My family and friends like this cheesecake. My husband said that we will not buy cheesecakes at Costco anymore because this is even better.
    Aya Elsalah 9 months ago
    Fluffy & delicious, the whole pan was going in 10 minutes. Will definitely be making this again!
    tereika peters 9 months ago
    simple and easy to follow the cheese cake came out great
    Donna 9 months ago
    Perfect every time. This recipe has been requested over and over for family and friend events. I change it only to add flavors (ex. Chocolate crust and raspberry jam) but it's fantastic every single time.
    MarkLouise W. 10 months ago
    This is the second time I've made it and it's truly delicious! I used to be fearful of attempting cheesecakes and not anymore.
    Camron C. a year ago
    I thought it was a bit too sweet and rich but it was pretty good.
    Kristina a year ago
    Loved it! Best cheesecake I have ever had and my family agrees! Made it exactly as recipe said. Very easy and once again very yummy! Will defiantly be remaking this one.
    Edwin a year ago
    This recipe is a must in all cooks kitchens. It’s easy, delicious and doesn’t take 9:00 hours to make. Watch out, the cake batter makes for two 9” pie pans.