Philly meets NYC in this classic pairing of cheesecake and graham cracker crust. A deliciously sweetened sour cream layer ups the ante on this version.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 tsp. vanilla, divided
1 container (16 oz.) BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream, divided
4 egg s
2 cups fresh blackberries
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325°F.
Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Combine graham crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. sugar; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
Beat cream cheese, 1 cup of the remaining sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add 1 cup sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Mix 1/4 cup of the remaining sugar, remaining sour cream and remaining vanilla until blended; carefully spread over cheesecake. Bake 10 min. Cool completely. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve. Toss blackberries with remaining sugar; spoon over cheesecake.
Great news! You'll save 70 calories and 8g of fat, including 6g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with margarine, PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Substitute 1-1/2 cups finely crushed OREO Cookies for the graham cracker crumbs.
Substitute sliced strawberries for the blackberries.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g
Saturated Fat 17g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.