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New York Cheese Cake Recipe

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This recipe for New York Cheese Cake, by , is from Simply Homemade Brilinski Style, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barb Grunder
Added: Friday, January 16, 2009


2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c. margarine or butter, melted
2 tbsp. sugar
4 - 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 1/3 c. sugar
2 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1 c. sour cream

In a small bowl, toss together graham crumbs, margarine/butter and 2 tbsp. sugar. Reserve 2 tbsp. of crumb mixture for garnish. Press remaining crumb mixture into bottom and 2 1/4 inches up sides of 9-inch spring form pan. Chill in freezer while preparing filling.

In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Add 1 1/3 c. sugar, cornstarch and vanilla. Beat until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just combined after each addition. Stir in sour cream.

Pour into crust. Bake at 325 about 1 1/4 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.

Sprinkle top with reserved crumbs. Refrigerate at least 3 hours. Garnish as desired. Store in refrigerator.




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