New York-Style Sour Cream-Topped Cheesecake

227  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 4 hr 35 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Philly meets NYC in this classic pairing of cheesecake and graham cracker crust. A deliciously sweetened sour cream layer ups the ante on this version.

New York-Style Sour Cream-Topped Cheesecake Recipe


  • 1 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla, divided
  • 1 container (16 oz.) sour cream, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced


  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Line  13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. sugar; press onto bottom of pan.
  • Beat  cream cheese, 1 cup of the remaining sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add 1 cup sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  40 min. or until center is almost set. Mix remaining sour cream, sugar and vanilla; carefully spread over cheesecake. Bake 10 min. Cool completely. Refrigerate 3 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve. Top with berries.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouGreat news! You'll save 70 calories and 8 g of fat, including 6 g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with margarine, Neufchatel cheese and reduced-fat sour cream.

SubstituteSubstitute 1-1/2 cups finely crushed OREO Cookies for the graham cracker crumbs.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 400 
    • Total fat 29 g
    • Saturated fat 17 g
    • Cholesterol 155 mg
    • Sodium 320 mg
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 22 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 20 %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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