The Frugal Gourmet's New York Cheesecake

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

Very easy to make. Just throw the filling ingredients into the blender then pour over the crust. Delicious!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Mix together the cracker crumbs, ¼ cup sugar, and ¼ cup melted butter, and line the bottom of an 8- or 9-inch ungreased spring-form pan.
  3. Blend sour cream, ½ cup sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a blender for 1 minute. Add the cream cheese. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour 2 tablespoons melted butter through the top of the machine. Blend and pour into the spring-form pan.
  5. Bake in the lower third of a 350° oven for 45 minutes.
  6. When baking is finished, turn oven on to broil. Broil the cheesecake until the top begins to show attractive spots of brown. Remove from oven.
  7. Refrigerate for 4 hours, preferably overnight, before cutting and serving.