Southern Living Cheesecake

Recipe by quirkycook
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and brown sugar.
  • Press into the bottom and up the sides of a 9 inch spring form pan.
  • Bake crust for 10 minutes, let cool on wire rack.
  • For filling, beat cream cheese at a medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Gradually add sugar, beating well.
  • Add eggs, on at a time, beating after each addition and scraping bottom and sides of bowl as needed.
  • Stir in sour cream and vanilla.
  • Pour batter into prepared crust.
  • Bake for 65 minutes, center will not be completely set.
  • Turn oven off; partially open oven door, leaving cheesecake in oven for 1 hour.
  • Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Cover and chill at least 8 hours.