The Best Cheesecake Recipe

What Makes This The BEST Cheesecake?

This easy recipe makes a creamy, ultra-smooth cheesecake with a vanilla wafer crust. Truly the best classic cheesecake you can make, and the perfect base for any number of toppings!

What You'll Need

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Crust

Grind up the cookies so you have fine crumbs.

Add Melted Butter

Add a touch of sugar and some melted butter, and stir everything together.

Bake the Crust

Press the crust into the bottom and up the sides of a springform pan. Then bake for 10 minutes.

Make the Filling

Add sugar and flour to the cream cheese and combine it all together.

Add Sour Cream

Add sour cream, vanilla, and eggs to the cream cheese mixture.

Bake the Cheesecake

Cover the outside of the springform pan and add the batter to the crust. Then make a water bath and bake the cheesecake.


Once the cheesecake has cooled completely, garnish with your favorite toppings and dig in!

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