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Classic Cheesecake with Double Crust

One of Chads favorite desserts is Cheesecake. Not just any old cheesecake, but cheesecake with a BIG EXTRA THICK crust. The more crust the better.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
chilling15 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Classic Cheesecake with Double Crust
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 2 1/2 c graham cracker crumbs
  • 2/3 c butter melted
  • 1/2 c sugar

Filling

  • 2 pkg 8 ounces each cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/3 c sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

Crust

  • In a bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar. Pat evenly onto the bottom and all the way up the sides of a 8-in. springform pan. Chill for 15 minutes.

For Filling

  • Beat cream cheese and eggs in a stand mixer on medium speed for 1 minute. Add 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and salt. Continue beating until well blended, approximately 1 minute. Carefully pour into crust.
  • Bake for 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature. Chill until ready to serve.