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PHILADELPHIA(R) Classic Cheesecake Recipe
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PHILADELPHIA Classic Cheesecake
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  • READY IN ABOUT 6 hrs

PHILADELPHIA® Classic Cheesecake

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"When searching for a simple, delicious dessert that's sure to impress, look no further than this traditional cheesecake."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    5 hrs 45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Mix crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  4. 55 min. or until center is almost set. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
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  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Sweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
  • NOTE
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F if using a dark nonstick springform pan.
  • Top with fresh fruit just before serving.

Reviews More Reviews

Jul 03, 2013

this was an easy and great tasting cheesecake. My family loved it and it was easy to make

Mar 22, 2014

OMG... the best! Family thought I did this on my own. Hahaha..... I followed the recipe. Soooo.... it is mine.


6 Ratings

Jul 08, 2014

This was a good basic cheesecake recipe. Liked it a lot.

May 16, 2014

My everyday favorite . Taste was fab, but how can I avoid the brownish top.

May 17, 2015

Shamefully easy and delicious. I am now, because of this recipe, know for my cheesecakes! I love this recipe and have made many versions of it using this as my base. Thanks so much for posting it


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