Irish Cream Cheesecake

This recipe takes a little time but is well worth the wait. The Irish cream brings great flavor to this creamy cheesecake.

    Recipe Stats

    Total Time: 10 hours, 35 minutes

    Prep Time: 20 minutes

    Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

    Servings: 12

Ingredients
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 (8oz) packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup Irish cream liqueur
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Mix together cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar, and melted butter.
    3. Press crumb mixture into bottom of 9 inch springform pan with 2 3/4 inch high sides.
    4. Bake until brown – about 8 minutes.
    5. Transfer crust to rack and cool.
    6. Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl until blended.
    7. Beat in 1 cup sour cream and liqueur.
    8. Add eggs one at a time, beating just until combined.
    9. Pour filling over crust in pan; bake until edges are puffed, and center no longer moves when pan is shaken, about 1 and a 1/2 hours.
    10. Transfer cheesecake to rack, and cool for 10 minutes.
    11. Mix 1 cup sour cream and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl until smooth.
    12. Press down edges of cheesecake, and spread mixture on top; bake 10 minutes.
    13. Transfer cheesecake to rack and cool. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
    14. Release pan from cheesecake; cut and serve; enjoy!