This is a great cheesecake. I get alot of requests for the recipe.

New York Cheesecake II


  • 2 pounds cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 cup white sugar


1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

2 Mix graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and 1/4 cup sugar together. Press mixture onto the bottom of one 9 or 10 inch springform pan. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.

3 Cream 3/4 cup of the sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and cornstarch until just mixed. Stir in sour cream until blended. Pour into prepared crust.

4 Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Turn oven off and leave cake in oven with the door ajar for 3 hours. Serve with your favorite topping.


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