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Nielsen-Massey Vanilla, Cheesecake recipe, Vanilla bean, Progressive Dinner

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 80 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert recipe
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake is a decadent homemade dessert recipe you will love. Thick, rich and creamy New York Style cheesecake recipe.



Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Bean Paste

Cheesecake Ingredients

  • 32 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons sour cream
  • 4 whole large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 5 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract


Prepare Spring form pan before starting recipe

  1. Grease and line a 9 inch springform pan with butter and parchment paper.
  2. Cover the outside of the springform pan with heavy duty aluminum foil folding it around the top edges of the pan.
  3. Prepare the graham cracker crust by mixing the sugar, melted butter and 1 tablespoon Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Bean Paste into the graham cracker crumbs.
  4. Press the mixture into the bottom of the spring foam pan. Smoothing to top with the back of a spoon.

Mix the cheesecake filling.

  1. Beat the sugar into the softened cream cheese. Beat 2 minutes scraping the bowl after 1 minute.
  2. Beat in the sour cream, heavy cream and 2 tablespoons Nielsen-Massey vanilla paste.
  3. Add the eggs and yolk one at a time. Beating well in between each addition.
  4. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  5. Pour filling into the springform pan that has been placed in a baking or roasting pan.
  6. Pour boiling water into the bottom of the roasting pan up to the middle of the springform pan.
  7. Carefully place pan in a 325 degree pre heated oven.
  8. Bake for 80 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.


Serves 12-15


  • Serving Size: One Slice

Keywords: Vanilla Cheesecake recipe, New York Cheesecake Recipe, Homemade cheesecake recipe

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