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The Best Homemade Cheesecake

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  • 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

    Sodium13% DV320mg
    Fat42% DV27g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs14% DV42g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories430Calories from Fat240
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat240
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A20%
    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.


    Alesha S. a month ago
    It turned out great, I had a bit of trouble with egg whites as I whisked them by hand but I finally accomplished it and I paired it with a fresh raspberry jam
    Cbax 3 months ago
    My go to recipe. Everyone’s favorite. A mistake I have made is with the egg whites. I didn’t whisk them enough, or fold in enough with the cream cheese mix, and it came out eggy and thrown away. Now I use my beater on the egg whites and fold/stir/mix the egg whites in the cream cheese mix until smooth. Comes out great every time now.
    Andres Vizcaino 3 months ago
    Great recipe, very easy to make for amateurs like me. The taste was amazing and everyone like it. My new favourite.
    Jewel Kovacevic 3 months ago
    My first cheesecake. Looks great! Added a strawberry glaze. Can’t wait to try when it cools.
    Finch 3 months ago
    the best cheesecake I have ever had my my family loved it!
    Smith 3 months ago
    This cheesecake was delicious and very easy to make. I didn’t have a springform pan an I use regular round baking pan. I will definitely be making it again.
    Isa Plascencia 4 months ago
    Marvelous Smooth and rich
    SharpFoodLover 4 months ago
    First time baking this. It’s easy and tastes good. Slightly too sweet for me.
    Taylor 4 months ago
    This was a hit with my family and friends.
    Anderson 4 months ago
    Amazing and delicious
    Signe' M. 5 months ago
    i did not make it correctly. Followed directions but it doesn't taste like a cheesecake. I will try again in the future.
    Luane 5 months ago
    It turned out deliciously creamy with little effort.
    Katie 5 months ago
    super easy, tasted great. I cut the recipe in 1/3s because I only had one package of cream cheese - the perfect small dessert
    C 5 months ago
    It turned out well and was not hard to make. It tastes good. The consistency was lighter and more airy then the typical dense cheesecake that I was expecting. Other then that I liked it.
    Lindy Carter 5 months ago
    Very good. I like that it was a bit fluffy and didn't feel so heavy.
    Doreen 5 months ago
    Best cheese cake ever!!!!
    Alexis Alexis 6 months ago
    Awesome! This will be a recipe that I'll use forever & pass down to my loved ones.
    Belle 22 6 months ago
    It was great! There was not enough crust to filling so it spilled over the edges and I had a lot of filling left over to experiment with and make another mini cheesecake. But it was still a success. Will definitely make again.
    Tameeka 7 months ago
    Very delicious!! My go to cheesecake recipe!! Everyone I make it for loves it too!!
    Prexie H. 7 months ago
    Easy to follow instructions and my family loves it!
    Carmen Lazinchuk 7 months ago
    Turned out wonderful. Very tasty.
    Brice Burdewick 8 months ago
    The hardest part of making cheesecake for me is getting it to not crack down the middle. The only major difference between this and other recipes is separating the eggs and folding in the egg whites. For some reason, that solved the problem, best cheesecake I’ve made
    Raghad 7 8 months ago
    super tasty ! i made this recipe many times and it is relly good
    Heidi a year 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 year ago
    Super easy recipe & came out near perfect.
    Anne a year ago
    Didn’t even get to capture the entire cheesecake ‘twas devoured immediately after being placed at the table lol
    Chen C a year 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 a year ago
    Came out delicious. Didn't use the base directions (made my own) but the filling was delicious
    Some of the best cheesecake I've ever had! Added a few tablespoons of sour cream & a little bit extra sugar.
    wong yuyin a year ago
    Good so good Hello hello