New York style Cheesecake


  • 2 cupGraham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cupButter melted
  • 2 tbspSugar
  • 4 packagesCream cheese
  • 1 1/3 cupSugar
  • 2 tbspCornstarch
  • 1 tbspVanilla
  • 3Eggs
  • 1 cupSour cream


1_ In small bowl toss together graham cracker crumbs margarine or butter and 2 tablespoons of sugar Reserve 2 tablespoons of crumb mixture for garnish press remaining crumb mixture onto bottom and two and a quarter inches up the sides of a 9 inch springform pan chill in freezer while preparing filling

2_ In large mixing bowl beat cream cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy add 1 and a third cups sugar,cornstarch and vanilla beat till combined. add eggs 1 at a time beating until just combined after each addition stir in sour cream

3_ Pour into crust bake at 325°F for one and a quarter hours or until center is almost set cool on wire rack for 15 minutes loosen sides of pan continue cooling on wire rack for 45 minutes more

4_ Sprinkle top with reserved crumbs and garnish as needed refrigerate at least 3 hours store in refrigerator