• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    I've been making this cheesecake for years. The recipe came from a parent when my Mom taught school. This is truly The Best Homemade Cheesecake recipe on the planet!

    Ingredients

    • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
    • 5 Tbsp sugar
    • 1/3 cup melted butter
    • 3 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, softened
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 4 eggs, separated
    • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp vanilla

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 304 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 20.41%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.32%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 31 mg 10.29%
    • Sodium: 208 mg 8.65%
    • Calcium: 28 mg 2.84%
    • Potassium: 78 mg 2.22%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.03%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 48 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.58%
    • Sugar: 38 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.07%
    • Vitamin C 0.44%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq