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New York Style Cheesecake

Recipe from: Fireman Derek's

Get fired up for Firemen Derek’s Pies in Miami, Florida. Fresh squeezed key lime, chocolate caramel flan and a New York style cheesecake with housemade strawberry sauce are just three of the hottest choices.

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FILLING
12 ounces cream cheese
4 ounces sour cream
1/4 stick of butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Add the cream cheese, sour cream and butter in a mixing bowl. Mix together until all the ingredients have blended. Pour in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix well again.

CRUST
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 stick of butter, melted
1/4 cup light brown sugar

Mix all ingredients together and spread in 9-inch pie pan. Place in oven at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.

THE PIE
Filling (above)
Crust (above)

Place filling batter on top of crust. Place in rectangular baking dish and cover with parchment paper. This will prevent browning of the top. Bake for 45 minutes or until done at 350 degrees. Let cool and then refrigerate overnight.

Yield: 6 slices