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NY Style Cheesecake

Susan S.
Got it from a recipe book a long time ago. I believe it was called Joy of Cheesecake
Course Dessert


NY Style Cheesecake

  • 2 pounds Cream Cheese 4 packages
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs. corn starch
  • 1 cup sour cream


  • 1 ½ cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 6 tbs. butter or oleo melted
  • ¼ cup Granulated sugar



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place crumbs in mixing bowl and add sugar and oleo.
  • Blend well. Press crumb mixture on bottom and up sides of 9 or 10 inch springform pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.

New York Cheesecake:

  • Prepare cheesecake batter while crust is baking. Once you remove the crust, set the oven temperature to 400 degrees.
  • In a large non-metal mixing bowl place the 2 lbs. of cream cheese.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes on high. Add sugar and beat until smooth.
  • Add vanilla, cornstarch, and beaten eggs. Beat until thoroughly mixed.
  • Stir in sour cream until mixture is well blended.
  • Pour mixture into prepared crust and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Let cake cool in oven or on counter top before refrigerating.


Keep cake chilled until ready for use. Cake can be frozen after it has been cooled in the refrigerator.