Vanilla Cheesecake

This superb cheesecake with a hint of vanilla is to die for! If cheesecake is on the planning menu then this recipe is for you. You won't be disappointed, it's mmm-mm good!

Vanilla Cheesecake

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  • 3

    (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature

  • 4


  • cups sugar

  • 2

    teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • 1

    pre-baked Ginger Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1

    cup sour cream


Ginger Graham Cracker Crust: Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth, about 1 minute. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add 1 cup of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla and mix until well combined. Pour the batter into the crust and bake until set, 45 to 50 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream and the remaining sugar and vanilla. Pour the mixture over the cheesecake, spreading it to the edge. Bake 5 minutes. Cool and refrigerate overnight before serving.


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