NY Style Strawberry Cheesecake with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze
Recipe type: Dessert
- Crust -
- 2 Cups – Oreo Cookies (Finely ground w/ frosting centers removed. Approximately 2 sleeves.)
- ¼ Cup – Salted Butter (Melted)
- 2 Tbsp – Sugar
- Cheesecake -
- 32oz (4 Packages) – Cream Cheese
- 1⅔ Cups – Sugar
- 3 Tbsp – Flour
- ¼ Tsp – Salt
- 4 – Eggs
- 2 – Egg Yolks
- 1.5 Tsp – Vanilla Extract
- ¼ Cup – Sour Cream
- Finely grind Oreo cookies. Add melted butter and sugar, and gently mix with a fork to combine and fully coat the crumbs.
- Press into a 9″ spring form pan and set aside.
- Preheat oven to 220º F.
- In a large mixer, on low, combine room temperature cream cheese, sugar, flour, and salt until smooth.
- Add in 4 full eggs, plus 2 egg yolks one at a time until thoroughly incorporated.
- Add vanilla and sour cream, and beat until combined.
- Pour cheesecake mixture into pan and bake for 90 minutes.
- Increase temperature to 300º F and continue to bake for another 15-20 minutes. Cheesecake should be firm, and very lightly golden.
- Remember to run a knife around the edge of the cheesecake as soon as it comes out to help avoid any possible cracking.
- Allow to cool to room temperature before covering placing in the fridge 3-24 hours.
- When ready to serve, top with quartered strawberries, and Strawberry Balsamic Glaze. (I used Modena Fine Foods)
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