Vanilla Cheesecake

Vanilla Cheesecake With Ginger Graham Cracker Crust
James Baigrie
Add a little vanilla extract to the classic filling for a sweet twist.

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Makes one 9-inch pie
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
540
minutes

Ingredients

3
8-ounce packages
cream cheese, at room temperature
4
eggs
1 1/4
cups
sugar
2
teaspoons
pure vanilla extract
1
prebaked Ginger Graham Cracker Crust
1
cup
sour cream

Directions

  1. Make the Ginger Graham Cracker Crust.
  2. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth, about 1 minute. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add 1 cup of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla and mix until well combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the crust and bake until set, 45 to 50 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream and the remaining sugar and vanilla. Pour the mixture over the cheesecake, spreading it to the edge. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Cool and refrigerate overnight before serving.

 

 

Frank Mentasana
October 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 63 %
  • Calcium 127 mg
  • Carbohydrate 64 g
  • Cholesterol 250 mg
  • Fat 55 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Protein 13 mg
  • Sat Fat 33 g
  • Sodium 463 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.