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New York Cheesecake

This is an old recipe my mom used to make. Who knows where it came from, but I remember this was my birthday “cake” of choice when I didn’t go with Funfetti Cake.


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup + 3 TBSP Sugar, divided
  • 3 TBSP butter, melted
  • 5, 8 oz packages Cream Cheese, softenend
  • 3 TBSP Flour
  • 1 TBSP Vanilla
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 21 oz can Cherry Pie Filling


  1. Make the Crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    • Mix Crumbs, 3 TBSP sugar, and butter.
    • Press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan
    • Bake for 10 minutes
  2. Make the Cake:
    • Beat Cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, flour, and vanilla until well mixed and light and fluffy.
    • Blend in the sour cream.
    • Pour over prepared crust
  3. Bake 60-70 minutes until center is almost set.
  4. Cool, then run knife around rim to loosen. Refrigerate 4 hrs or overnight to set.
  5. Top Pie with cherry filling.
  6. Store in the refigerator

About growingupkitten

I am a wife, mom, a fur-mom, an avid reader, and a volunteer. For my grown-up work I'm an APRN at a local children's hospital.

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