Graham Cracker Cheesecake Recipe

Graham Cracker Cheesecake
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Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Graham cracker crumbs1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Melted butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Brown sugar2 Teaspoon
 Cream cheese16 Ounce (2 Packages, 8-Ounce Each)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Lemon extract1 Teaspoon
 Granulated sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sour cream1 Pint

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 641 Calories from Fat 458

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 249.8 mg

Sodium 370.4 mg15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 33.6 g

Protein 10 g19.3%

Vitamin A 35.3% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 17.8% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 375°.
Mix graham cracker crumbs with butter and brown sugar.
Press on bottom of buttered g-inch spring-form pan.
Blend cheese until smooth and fluffy in electric mixer.
Add 1/2.teaspoon vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract and 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
Blend in eggs.
Mix thoroughly.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 20 minutes.
Set aside for 20 minutes.
Raise oven temperature to 4750.
Mix sour cream with remaining vanilla, lemon extract and sugar.
Spread evenly over cheesecake.
Bake 10 minutes longer.