This is my mother’s cheesecake recipe. I am going to make this and will post photo’s once I do. But for now, I just want a safe place to keep the recipe before I lose it.




1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

5 T melted butter

1 T brown sugar

Optional: Nuts

Press into bottom of pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Let cool.





24-oz room temp cream cheese

1 cup of sugar

1 t vanilla

1 vanilla bean

5 eggs (one at a time)


Pour into pan. Bake at 300 for 1 hour. Let cool


Sour Cream Topping:


16-oz sour cream

1/2 cup sugar

1 1/2 t vanilla


Add to top of cheesecake and place into 350 oven for 5 minutes. Let cool. Refrigerate.


Eat all of it.




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