Stir together graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup melted butter and 1 tablespoonful granulated sugar. Press mixture into bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
Beat 3 (8 oz.) packages of cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar at low to medium speed with electric mixer 1 minute. Add eggs and next 6 ingredients mixing on low speed just until fully mixed. Pour batter into prepared crust
Bake at 325 degrees F for 10 minutes then reduce heat to 300 degrees F and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes or until center is firm. Run knife along outer edge of cheesecake. Turn off oven and let cheesecake stand in oven 30 minutes. Remove cheesecake from oven and cool in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes. Cover and chill 8 hours.
Beat 1 (3 oz.) package of cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter at medium speed with electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until smooth. Spread evenly over top of cheesecake then remove sides of pan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.