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New York Cheesecake

Makes: 12 to 16 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 325°F1 hr 30 mins Cool 45 mins Chill 4 hrs to 24 hrs
New York Cheesecake
  • 2  cups  finely crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2  cup  butter or margarine, melted
  • 5 8  ounces  packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4  cups  sugar
  • 2  tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  vanilla
  • 5  eggs
  • 2  egg yolks
  • 1/3  cup  whipping cream
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel

1. For crust, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Stir until well combined. Press onto bottom and about 2-1/2 inches up the sides of a 9x3-inch springform pan.

2. Mix cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs and egg yolks, beating on low speed just until combined. Stir in whipping cream and lemon peel. Pour into pan.

3. Place pan in a shallow baking pan in the oven. Bake in a 325 degree F oven about 1-1/2 hours or until center appears nearly set when shaken. Cool 15 minutes. Loosen crust from sides of pan. Cool 30 minutes more; remove sides of pan. Cool completely. Chill 4 to 24 hours. If desired, garnish with fresh berries. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (New York Cheesecake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 664,
  • Fat, total (g) 48,
  • chol. (mg) 247,
  • sat. fat (g) 27,
  • carb. (g) 48,
  • pro. (g) 12,
  • sodium (mg) 494,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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