Basic Philly Cheesecake

Recipe by Lennie
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325F degrees.
  • Combine crumbs, sugar and melted margarine and press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven and raise oven temperature to 450F degrees.
  • To make filling, combine softened cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer, beating at medium speed until well mixed.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition; blend in vanilla then pour into crust.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 450F, then reduce heat to 250F and for 25-30 minutes more, or until set.
  • Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
  • Chill; top individual slices with desired topping, if any, just before serving.
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