Recipe by Donna Halcarz
"A wonderful and easy cheesecake recipe my mother-in-law made for the holidays and special occasions."
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vanilla wafers, crushed
2 (8 ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
1 (3 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
FANTASTIC! I was leary of using 1/2 cup of margarine in the crust, and it was pretty oily when I was pressing it into the pan, but it came out great. I used a 9-1/2" springform pan, adding about 8 minutes to the cook time to get it set. I only ended up using 1/2 of the sour cream topping, so I know to halve that next time for my size pan. This cheese cake was one of the firsts that I have made that did not crack at all and did not brown on top...it was PERFECT (and cut beautifully)! I did put a pan of water on the bottom rack of the oven while this was baking, so I'm sure that helped. Creamy, rich and yummy...everything a good cheesecake should be. I served it with salted caramel drizzle and strawberries, mmmmm.... I will def be making this again and again~YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!! Thanks for sharing. :)
This cheesecake was delicious! But one thing I would add, when you're beating the filling, use a low setting. I put it on high and once it was done, the texture was a bit odd and spongey. Still tasted great however, and would make it again!
Terrific! I wouldn't change a thing. I didn't even have an opportunity to take a picture because my family devoured it too soon. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
Absolutely a crowd pleaser and rather easy to make. Followed the recipe except I used a 10" spring pan with water bath under (as precaution based on other review). Don't know if it was necessary (next time I will try without) and it baked an additional 12 minutes to set. Great recipe - a keeper for sure! Thanks for sharing.
Really delicious and wonderful size for a crowd. I made it in a glass 9 by 13 inch pan and didn't have trouble with cracks or flaws like I have with some other cheesecakes. I didn't do a water bath or anything like that. It wasn't a thick cheesecake in that size pan but the potions came out as yummy bars that I decorated with a fruit topping. The sour cream topping was subtle. Maybe without the fruit you would notice it more. I used graham cracker crumbs and butter for the crust which was great & what I would prefer. My family loved it and it was not too difficult. A keeper!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Waldorf's Sour Cream Cheesecake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 242
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