My Mom's Cheesecake AKA The Best Cheesecake in the World

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  • 2 cup(s) graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup(s) melted butter
  • cinnamon sugar
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 package(s) cream cheese, 8 oz. each softened
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) almond extract
  • 3 cup(s) sour cream


  1. Combine 2 cups fine graham-cracker crumbs and ½ cup melted butter and sprinkle in cinnamon sugar to taste. Press on the bottom and sides of a 9 inch spring-form pan.

  2. Beat smooth 3 well-beaten eggs, two 8 ounce packages of cream cheese, softened, 1 cup of sugar, ¼ teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of vanilla and ¼ teaspoon of almond extract. (Soften the cream cheese in the microwave for 2 minutes at 50% power.)

  3. Blend in 3 cups of sour cream. Pour into the crust. Bake at 375 for about 40 minutes or until just set. Put in the refrigerator. Chill 4 to 5 hours. Enjoy!
June 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by LauraEFine and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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