New York Cheesecake

446  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 5 hr 25 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

New York may be the Big Apple, but when it comes to the city's iconic cheesecake, cherries rule the day. True to its heritage, the filling is super-dense and rich.

New York Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 5 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Line  13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Meanwhile,  beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, flour and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve. Top with pie filling.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet, but remember to keep an eye on portions.

How to Bake in Springform PanHeat oven to 325ºF if using 9-inch springform pan (or to 300ºF if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Prepare batter as directed; pour into pan. Bake 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.

SubstituteSubstitute 20 OREO COOKIES, finely crushed (about 2-1/4 cups) for the HONEY MAID Honey Grahams and 3 Tbsp. sugar.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 440 
    • Total fat 31 g
    • Saturated fat 18 g
    • Cholesterol 165 mg
    • Sodium 340 mg
    • Carbohydrate 34 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 27 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 25 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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