The Best Easy Cheesecake Recipe

This Easy Cheesecake Recipe comes out perfect cheesecake every time! Make creamy, smooth cheesecake baked in a homemade graham cracker crust

Cheesecake is one of those recipes that can be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be

 Making cheesecake at home can be super simple with the right technique and attention to detail.

Let’s start with a quick look at the ingredients for this cheesecake recipe. (See the recipe card at the bottom of this post for amounts

For the graham cracker crust:
graham crackers

For the cheesecake filling:
cream cheese
sour cream
vanilla extract

The first thing you will need to do before you make this recipe is take all your ingredients out a few hours before you plan on making your cheesecake

For this classic cheesecake recipe, we are sticking with the standard graham cracker crust. Make sure your graham cracker crumbs are finely ground. You can use a food processor or blender to do this

Then mix your crumbs with melted butter, granulated sugar, and a little kosher salt.