Creamy Baked Cheesecake

  • Servings: servings
  • Serving Size: 12
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 (8 oz.) container sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling

Instructions

  • HEAT oven to 300ºF. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter in small bowl; press firmly into bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  • BEAT cream cheese in large bowl until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add eggs and lemon juice; mix well. Pour into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set. Remove from oven; top with sour cream. Bake an additional 5 minutes. Cool 1 hour. Chill at least 4 hours. Garnish with pie filling, if desired.
  • NEW YORK STYLE CHEESECAKE
  • OMIT sour cream. Increase cream cheese to 4 (8 oz.) packages and eggs to 4. Add 2 tablespoons flour after eggs. Proceed as above. Bake 1 hour 10 minutes or until center is set. Cool. Chill. Serve as above.
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