Creamy Cheesecake with Berry Sauce



For the cheesecake:

  • 2 8oz. pkgs. cream cheese (room temp)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 2 Tbls. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 C. sour cream
  • 3 1/2 Tbls. sugar
  • 1 Tbls. vanilla

For the crust:

  • 2 pkgs. graham crackers (the wrapped packages inside the box, not 2 boxes)
  • 1/2 C. sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted

For the berry sauce:

  • 1 container strawberries
  • 1 container blueberries
  • 2 Tbls. sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make the crust:
  3. Add graham crackers to food processor and process until crumbled. Add sugar to crumbs. Then slowly add melted butter while processing to combine ingredients. Spray pie pan with Pam and evenly add crumbs to pie pan. Press to form crust. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool while you make cheesecake filling.
  4. For the cheesecake:
  5. Blend cream cheese, eggs, 3/4 C. sugar, 2 Tbls. vanilla, and lemon juice in a mixing bowl until smooth and creamy. Pour into graham cracker crust. Bake 15-20 minutes until center is set. Let stand out of oven 5-8 minutes while you make the topping.
  6. To make the topping, blend together sour cream, 3 1/2 Tbls. sugar, and 1 Tbls. vanilla in small bowl and spread evenly on top of cheesecake. Bake additional 10-15 minutes. Remove and let cool. Keep cheesecake refrigerated.
  7. For the Berry Sauce:
  8. Cut up strawberries into chunks and add to bowl. Add blueberries (can use frozen) and sugar and stir to combine. Let berries sit in sugar to get juicy.
  9. To serve, top each slice with a spoonful of the sweetened berries or your preferred fruit topping.