Very Best Cheesecake


prep 0:30       total 1 day


10 servings




1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 18 crackers)
1/4 cup white sugar
5 tbsp. butter or
margarine, melted


2 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, room temperature
2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla


1 cup real sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix crust ingredients well and pat firmly into bottom and 1/3 of the way up the sides of an 8 inch springform pan. Beat filling ingredients with rotary beater or electric mixer until satiny and pour into crust. Bake 20 minutes, remove from oven and cool 15 minutes. Meanwhile, raise oven to 475°F. Blend topping ingredients and spread gently over cheese filling. Return pie to oven and bake 10 minutes longer. Cool in pan to room temperature, then cover with foil and chill 10-12 hours before serving. Top with fruit or canned pie filling as desired.

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Ally reviewed Very Best Cheesecake on April 4, 2004

Cheesecake is my favorite dessert ever, and i absolutely love how many recipes of cheesecake this site has. This is a very rich and creamy cheesecake, not like the gelatin type that you get at Kroger. Please try this recipe, I tried it, and I loved it!!!