New York Style Cheesecake

Posted on July 30th, 2015, in Cookbook Recipes, Desserts, Recipes.

New York Style Cheesecake | SweetLeaf®

This recipe is featured in our cookbook, Cooking with SweetLeaf Stevia®.



  • 2 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted


  • 16 oz. (2 packages) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup SugarLeaf®
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs



Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Grease the sides and bottom of an 8-inch or 9-inch springform pan. Combine the melted butter and graham crackers. Press into the bottom of the pan. Set aside.

With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually add in lemon juice, SugarLeaf®, milk, salt, and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Pour this mixture on top of the crust. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until the middle of the cheesecake does not jiggle to the touch.

Combine the topping ingredients in a small bowl. Spread over top of cheesecake then bake for 10 minutes longer. Chill for 5 hours or more before serving.

Serves: 8

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories per serving: 400
  • Calories from Fat: 300
  • Total Fat: 34g (52% DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 16g (80% DV)
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg (43% DV)
  • Sodium: 420mg (18% DV)
  • Total Carbohydrate: 18g (6% DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% DV)
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: (20% DV)
  • Vitamin C: (0% DV)
  • Calcium: (10% DV)
  • Iron: (6% DV)

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Elizabeth Fischer

    I look forward to trying this very soon.

    • SweetLeaf Stevia

      We’re glad you like this recipe! However, we do want to let you know that we would actually classify this as a reduced-sugar recipe rather than sugar-free. Since we use SugarLeaf in the topping, and the dairy products have naturally occurring sugars, there are 6 grams of sugar per serving. Compare that to a regular slice of cheesecake, which can have around 27 grams of sugar, and you can see why we classify this as a reduce-sugar recipe.

  • ON the AZ Border

    When you say, “1/8 cup SweetLeaf” or sugarleaf, are you referring to the white powder?
    Please explain each type of stevia designated on the conversion chart.