Cream cheese pie is a delightful dessert, perfect for any event, from cozy family dinners to festive holiday parties. Its rich, creamy filling and a buttery, crisp crust make it a hit with anyone who loves sweets. This recipe is wonderfully straightforward, ideal for both experienced bakers and beginners, and guaranteed to wow your guests with its scrumptious flavor and appealing look.
My introduction to this recipe was at a friend’s potluck party. As a baking enthusiast, I wanted to bring something memorable. This cream cheese pie recipe caught my eye, and the outcome was incredible – it became the talk of the party, with many requests for the recipe. Now, it’s a favorite in my dessert collection, often requested at gatherings and celebrations. Trust me, this is a recipe you don’t want to miss.
Cream Cheese Pie Recipe
1 prepared graham cracker crust
16 ounces of softened cream cheese (two 8-ounce packages)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the Topping:
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a bowl, beat together cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
Pour the mixture into the graham cracker crust.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the edges are set.
For the topping, combine sour cream, sugar, and vanilla.
Spread the topping over the slightly cooled pie.
Bake for an additional 5 minutes at 450°F.
Allow the pie to cool, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
Serve this exquisite cream cheese pie at your next gathering and watch as it becomes the centerpiece of the dessert table, with guests eagerly asking for more—and the recipe. Enjoy!”