Cheesecake, New York Style - Jeff Smith's Recipe

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Blend the cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup melted butter, and line the bottom of an 8- or 9-inch ungreased spring form pan.
  • Blend the sour cream, 1/2 cup sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a food blender for 1 minute.
  • Add the cream cheese. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour 2 tbsp melted butter through the top of the machine. Pour into the spring form pan.
  • Bake in the lower third of a 325 degree oven for 45 minutes.
  • When baking is finished, remove from oven, and turn oven onto broil. Broil the cheesecake just until the top begins to show attractive brown spots.
  • Refrigerate for 4 hours, preferably overnight, before cutting and serving. This is not a low calorie version. Cut into small pieces - it is very rich. Serves 8-12.
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