Easy and Creamy Cheesecake

Easy and Creamy Cheesecake

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This easy and creamy cheesecake is absolutely delicious! Make your own crust or use storebought. Cream cheese, eggs, sugar, sour cream make it the best!

Easy and Creamy Cheesecake

Easy and Creamy Cheesecake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1-¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter

For the filling:

  • 2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice, optional
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

For the crust:

  1. Mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter and pack mixture firmly into bottom and sides of 9-inch pie pan.
  2. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.

For the filling:

  1. Preheat oven to 300f degrees.
  2. Mix cream cheese, sugar, sour cream, vanilla extract and lemon juice in a mixer.
  3. Add eggs one at a time to the mixture and thoroughly combine.
  4. The key to getting a really creamy cheesecake is to mix these ingredients together really well until the mixture is kind of thick and smooth (about 4-5 minutes).
  5. Pour into pie crust.
  6. Bake for about 65-70 minutes at 300f degrees. Allow cheesecake to cool completely in the refrigerator before serving (about 3-4 hours)

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Easy and Creamy Cheesecake

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