Philadelphia classic cheesecake recipe

Easy Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cheesecake

Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake recipe is a traditional recipe. It is a decadent dessert that is loved by everyone. It is perfect for special occasions, especially for birthdays. It has a smooth, dense texture. Moreover, my kids are in love with this Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake recipe and I am sure you will also be loving it.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

There are several reasons for loving this Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake recipe. Firstly, it is delicious and creamy cheesecake. It is perfect for special occasions such as birthday parties, anniversaries, and also for holiday snacks. This traditional cheesecake is versatile and is customized with your favorite toppings.

Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake

Why Is Philadelphia Cream Cheese So Good?

Philadelphia cream cheese has a tangy and cream flavor. Additionally, this cheese is widely available at groceries stores so it is accessible to everyone. Moreover, this Philadelphia cream cheese has a smooth texture that helps to mix and blend easily with other ingredients.

Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cheesecake Recipe ingredients

For this delicious Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake recipe you will be needing Graham Cracker Crumbs. For giving the cheesecake rich, creamy and tangy flavor you need Philadelphia cream cheese. Sweeten the filling by adding granulated sugar. Eggs are used to provide structure. For flavoring, vanilla extract is added.

Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake

How to Make Philadelphia Cheesecake

First you need to prepare the crust by combining graham crumbs with sugar and melted butter. Pour the crust evenly in the pan and pre-bake for a few minutes. Then, prepare the filling; with an electric beater beat the cream cheese and sugar in a bowl and blend until they are completely smooth. On low speed mix the eggs. Lastly, bake it in the oven. Do not overbake the cheesecake. Refrigerate for an hour.

Tips for making Philadelphia Classic Cheesecake

Make sure the butter is melted before you add it with the crumbs. Eggs and cream cheese should be at room temperature so that it blends smoothly. Mix the eggs slowly and do not over beat. These are a few tips you have to follow while making this traditional cream cheesecake.

Philadelphia cream cheese cheesecake

Cheesecake Topping Ideas

Top your cheesecake with fresh fruits. You can also add chocolate ganache, whipped cream and caramel sauce on the top of the cheesecake to give it an indulgent finish. You can also top your cheesecake with pie fillings. For more details check Cheesecake Topping Ideas.

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Philadelphia classic cheesecake recipe

Philadelphia Classic Cheesecake

This Philadelphia classic cheesecake is surely impressive. It is very easy to make with basic ingredients that are available in the kitchen. It has a delicious cheesecake flavor. It has rich creamy fillings.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Additional Time: 5 hours
Total Time 6 hours 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 424 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups Honey Maid graham cracker crumbs
  • cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 3 teaspoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup   sour cream
  • 1 (19 ounce) can  cherry pie filling


  • Firstly, preheat the oven to 325-degree F.
  • Meanwhile, combine butter, sugar, and crumbs together. Pour the crust evenly in the pan.
  • After that, in a mixing bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla. On low-speed mix eggs and blend properly. Pout this mixture over the crust.
  • Then, bake it in the preheated oven for 55 minutes. After bake let cool it for 1 to 3 hours.
  • Lastly, before serving, refrigerate it for 4 hours.
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