Cheesecake Recipe Basic and Easy

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Easy Cheesecake

Speedy, Easy, Tasty
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Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins
Refrigeration Cooling 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 50 mins
Servings 8
Calories 368kcal


  • 16 oz. cream cheese bricks softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract or double amt vanilla flavoring
  • 2 large eggs
  • tbsp. lime juice
  • 6 oz. ready made graham cracker crumb crust


  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Using a mixer, beat softened cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and lime juice until nicely blended. Add eggs and beat until just blended.
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  • Pour into 6 oz. pie crust.
  • Transfer into preheated 325°F oven and bake 35-40 minutes or until the center is just about set.
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  • Refrigerate 3 hours. Topping is optional. My favorite is sliced fresh strawberries or canned cherry pie filling.
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Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 831IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg


About This Cheesecake Recipe Basic and Easy

After a sizable number of differences made over the decades, having this particular recipe and also being baked, it was unbeatable and full of flavor. This is a true gourmet recipe without the difficulty. This is hands down a simple make-and-bake recipe and is significant in taste.

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Cheesecake Recipe Basic Ingredients
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Completed Cherry Cheesecake


Another comparable easy dessert that tastes gourmet, is our Pecan Pie recipe, which uses no corn syrup!

To learn about how cheese is made, click here.

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