Mom’s Cheesecake


This creamy cheesecake is great with a variety of toppings – or even by itself!

Original recipe makes 1 – 9 inch springform pan


1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup margarine
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1 1/2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups sour cream

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon and melted margarine. Mix all ingredients well and press into bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Blend in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and salt. Fold in the sour cream.
  3. Pour batter into springform pan. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Turn off oven and leave cake in for at least 30 minutes.


Calories: 491 kcal
Carbohydrates: 39.6 g
Cholesterol: 149 mg
Fat: 34.1 g
Fiber: 0.3 g
Protein: 8.4 g
Sodium: 358 mg