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Easy Cheesecake with a Graham Cracker Crust

This cheesecake is easy to make and goes well with any topping.
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Cheesecake is a family favorite across the United States. But did you know it is also a no-stress dessert? Enjoy this easy Cheesecake recipe with a Graham Cracker Crust!

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Classic recipes like cheesecake are always a staple for me during the busy seasons. There’s just something about the process once you’ve nailed a recipe and don’t have to think about each step while baking or cooking. That’s when you know you’ve hit the sweet spot and can bake feeling like a professional!

This cheesecake recipe is super easy to create, practice, and perfect. It has the most delicious graham cracker crust, a creamy center, and can be decorated literally with any sweet topping. No joke! I may have a strawberry here, but any fruits or chocolate, even a compote mixed into the top layer can work. Go crazy with it!

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What do I need to make this recipe?

  • 15 graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp of unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 (8oz) packages of cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

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Easy Cheesecake with a Graham Cracker Crust

This cheesecake is easy to make and goes well with any topping.
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Course: Desserts, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 6 hours
Servings: 12
Calories: 532kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 15 graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 packages cream cheese, 8oz each
  • cups white sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a cake pan.
  • In a bowl, mix graham crackers and melted butter. Press into the bottom of the cake form.
  • In a mixer or with a hand mixer beat together cream cheese with sugar until smooth.
  • Add milk then eggs- one at a time. Mix well.
  • Add in sour cream, vanilla and flour. Combine together until smooth. Pour into the springform onto the prepared crust.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour, turn the oven off and leave the cheesecake inside the oven to cool. Leave it for 4-5 hours. Don't open the door to prevent cracking in the cheesecake.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1297IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1mg

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