Grandmaw's Cheesecake

Cooking Spray

3/4 Cup Graham Cracker Crumbs

1 1/2 Tbsp Butter (melted)

1 1/2 Lb Cream Cheese

1 Cup + 3 Tbsp Granulated Sugar

3 Lg Eggs

2 Tsp Vanilla Extract (divided)

1 16-Oz Sour Cream


Preheat oven to 300°.

Coat a springform pan with cooking spray.

Mix graham cracker crumbs with butter and press into the bottom of the prepared pan.

Add cream cheese to the bowl of a stand mixer and beat with paddle attachment until smooth.

Slowly beat in 1 cup of sugar.

Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition.

Add 1 tsp of vanilla and mix to incorporate.

Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 1 hour, then remove.

Raise oven temperature to 400°.

Mix together sour cream, remaining 3 tablespoons of sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

Spread evenly of cheesecake and let stand for 5 minutes.

Return to the oven and bake for 5 more minutes.

Cool overnight.