Marx Brothers Cheesecake

Recipe by Celeste
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Rub 2 tablespoons butter over bottom and up sides of 10 inch springform pan with 3 inch high sides.
  • Add pecans, shaking and turning pan to coat bottom and sides.
  • Mix cracker crumbs with remaining 1/4 cup butter in small bowl.
  • Press into bottom of pan.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese in large bowl until softened.
  • Add sugar, eggs, yolks, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  • Fold in sour cream.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake until knife inserted 2 inches from center comes out clean, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Turn off oven.
  • Leave cheesecake in oven 20 minutes.
  • Transfer to rack and cool completely.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Release pan sides from cheesecake.
  • Transfer to platter.
  • Cut into slices.
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