Main Meal Recipes
Main Meal Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Desserts, Cakes, and a whole lot more...
Over 300,000 FREE Recipes..... Find the BEST Recipes.... Find the recipe you are looking for, NOW!!!!!

Cheesecake Recipes

Secret Restaurant Recipes

Find a Recipe

Selected Cheesecake Recipes


Katish's cheesecake
Yield: 1

Crust: 2 lb Cream cheese, softened
18 sl Zwieback, crushed fine 2 tb Flour
1 1/2 tb Unsalted butter, cut in bits 1 Vanilla bean, minced
- softened 3 lg Eggs, separated
1 1/2 tb Sugar 1 c Sour cream
Filling: Thin slices of lemon for gar
1 c Plus -ish
2 tb Sugar

In a bowl, stir together the zwieback, butter, and sugar until the mixture
is combined well and press the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch
springform pan. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together the
sugar and cream cheese until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the
flour, salt, vanilla bean, and egg yolks, beaten lightly, and combine the
mixture well. Stir in the sour cream. In a bowl, beat the egg whites until
they just hold stiff peaks and fold them into the cream cheese mixture
gently but thoroughly. Pour the filling into the pan and run a rubber
spatula through the filling in a circle about one inch from the rim to help
the cake rise evenly. Bake the cake in the middle of a preheated 350f oven
for 60 minutes, turn off and let the cake stand in the oven for 30 minutes.
Let the cake cool completely or until it is set, in the pan on a rack.
Chill the cake covered, overnight. Remove the cake from the pan and garnish
it with lemon slices. a 1945


Lindy's cheesecake
Yield: 1

Crust: 2 1/2 lb Cream cheese, softened
2 Vanilla bean 1 3/4 c Sugar
1 c Flour 3 tb Flour
1/4 c Sugar 1 1/2 ts Orange zest
1 ts Lemon zest 1 1/2 ts Lemon zest
1 lg Egg yolk 1/2 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Unsalted butter, cut into bi 5 lg Eggs
-s 2 lg Egg yolks
1/4 ts Salt 1/4 c Heavy cream

Split the vanilla bean lengthwise, scrape the seeds into a bowl and stir in
flour, sugar, and zest. Add the egg yolk, butter, and salt. Knead the
mixture until it just forms a dough. Flatten dough into a round and chill
it, wrapped in wax paper, for 1 hour. Remove sides of a 9-inch springform
pan, oil bottom of pan lightly, and press some of the dough, 1/8-inch
thick, on bottom of pan. Bake in the middle of a preheated 400f oven for
10-12 minutes or until it is golden, and chill it. Butter the sides of the
pan, attach it to the bottom, and press the remaining dough, 1/8-inch
thick, to the side, sealing it to the bottom crust. In a bowl with an
electric mixer, beat the cream cheese with the sugar, flour, zests, and
vanilla until mixture is smooth. Beat in the eggs and egg yolks, one at a
time, beating lightly after each addition. Stir in cream. Pour the filling
into the prepared crust and bake in the middle of a preheated 550f oven for
12 minutes. Reduce heat to 200f and bake for 60 minutes more. Let cool in
pan on a rack . Chill it overnight and them remove sides of pan. from
Lindy's restaurant, NY. A 1951


Yield: 6 Servings

1/3 c Powdered sugar
1 1/2 c Graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c Butter/oleo; melted
8 oz Cream cheese
2 c Milk
1 pk Instant lemon pudding

Mix sugar; crumbs, and oleo. Bake as for crumb crust. Mix cream cheese
until smooth. Gradually blend in 1/2 cup milk until smooth and
creamy. Add remaining milk and pudding mix. Beat slowly with egg
beater for 1 minute. Do not overbeat. Pour into cooled crust. Chill


Yield: 8 Servings

2 pk Cheam cheese,softened (8oz)
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 ts Vanilla
2 Eggs
1 Graham-cracker crust,9"

Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla at medium speed with electric
mixer until well-blended. Pour into crust. Bake at 350'F. for 40
minutes, or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours or
overnight, Makes 8 servings.

NOTE: You can also use lighter Neufchatel-type cheese.

Variations: For chocolate, melt four squares of semi-sweet baking
chocolate; add after eggs and mix until blended. For candy version,
sprinkle 1 cup of chopped candy bars on top of cake before baking. For
pumpkin, add 1/2 cup canned pumpkin, 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
and a dash each of nutmeg and cloves in the first step. Then add eggs
and proceed as directed.


Yield: 8 Servings

-Karen Thackeray
2 8 oz pkgs cream cheese;
-softened *
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 ts Vanilla
2 Eggs
1/2 Mini semi-sweet choco chips
Graham cracker crust

* You can substitute "light" cream cheese Beat cream cheese, sugar
and vanilla at medium speed until well blended. Blend in 2 eggs. Stir
in chocolate chips then pour batter into graham cracker pie crust.
(you may sprinkle 1/4 c mini semi-sweet chocolate chips on top if you
desire) Bake at 350F for 40 min, or until center is almost set. Cool.
For best results refrigerate for 3 hours.


Recipe Books

Find a Recipe