Silky smooth creamy Philadelphia Cheesecake. With a lighter, fluffier feel than NY cheesecake, this classic recipe is the best!

Food process graham crackers coarsely and mix with melted butter. Press into a 9" springform pan and bake at 350 for 4 min. to set.

Step 2

Beat one8 oz. brick cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar on medium low for 3 minutes, scraping down the sides after each minute. Add the remaining cream cheese 1 brick at a time, beating for 2 minutes after each addition.

Step 3:

Add the remaining sugar and beat another minute. Increase the mixer speed to medium and add the eggs, 1 at a time for 30 seconds each, scraping down the sides after each one.

Step 4:

Pour Philadelphia cheesecake batter on top of crust and place in a water bath. Bake at 350*F for about 75 minutes, until the top and edges have set and the inside is still a little wobbly.

Step 5:

Cool at room temperature for 3 hours then move to the refrigerator and cool 3 more hours or overnight. Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

"I love this simple to make Philadelphia Cheesecake recipe. The texture of the cream cheese filling was so light and fluffy and the whole family loved it!

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