Kittencal's Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12-16




  • Set oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Set oven rack to middle position.
  • Grease bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan,.
  • For the crust; in a bowl combine the cookie crumbs with melted butter; mix until well combined (I use my hands for this).
  • Pat into the bottom of the springform pan; chill while making the filling.
  • For the filling in a large bowl using an electric mixer beat the cream cheese and sugar until fluffy (about 4 minutes).
  • Add in eggs, lemon juice and vanilla; beat until thoroughly combined.
  • Add in flour; beat until completely combined.
  • Add in sour cream; beat until well combined.
  • Pour over the crust in the pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • Turn the heat off and open the oven door to stay slightly.
  • Allow the baked cheesecake to remain in the oven for 1 hour (with heat turned off).
  • Cool slightly at room temperature then refrigerate overnight.
  • Before serving release the sides of the pan from the cheesecake.
  • Slice as desired then top slices with pie filling.