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Credit: Christie Staples

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/3 cup melted margarine

 

FILLING:

4 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened

1 1/4 cups sugar

1/2 cup Old Home Sour Cream

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

5 large eggs

 

TOPPING:

1/2 cup Old Home Sour Cream

2 teaspoons sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 475°F. Place a large pan filled with 1/2 inch water in oven. Make crust: Mix graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon; add margarine. Press crust onto bottom and 2/3 of the way up a 9-inch springform pan lined with parchment. Wrap a large piece of foil around bottom of pan. Freeze until filling is prepared. Make filling: Use an electric mixer to mix cream cheese, sugar, Old Home Sour Cream and vanilla. Blend until smooth and creamy. Scrape down sides of bowl. Whisk eggs in a bowl; add to cream cheese mixture. Blend just until eggs are incorporated. Remove crust from freezer and pour in filling. Carefully place cheesecake into preheated water bath. Bake for 12 minutes; turn oven to 350°F and bake until top of cheesecake turns golden, 50 to 60 minutes. Remove cake to a wire rack to cool. Make topping: Combine Old Home Sour Cream and sugar; spread over cake. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.