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The Best Cheesecake EVER

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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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    Osborn a month ago
    Delicious! Though I felt that it was a little low on sugar so I added a bit more. I also used one of the tips provided and used Oreos for the crust (and tastes really good if you add a cup of mini chocolate chips in!) Five stars for this recipe! I will definitely be making this again!
    Michelle Gildehaus a month 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. a month 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 2 months ago
    Easy and delicious, it’s my go to when feel like baking
    Geraldine Weiser 3 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 9 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 2 years ago
    It turned out fabulous. It was a hit amongst my church family.
    Beto Ortega 2 years ago
    Its perfect! It also works as a base for every flavor.
    Lorigal 2 years ago
    Delicious. The tips on how to make a perfect cheesecake was the key to my successful cheesecake! My whole family loved it.
    Angellica 2 years 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!!!