Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and brown sugar. This is a thin Step 5 Remove aluminum foil and refrigerate cheesecake, loosely covered, until chilled, at least 12 hours. Yes but so is the boxed cheesecakes as well. DIRECTIONS. Easy to make? Press into a 9-inch springform pan, pushing the â¦ Press into the bottom and up the sides of a 9 inch spring form pan. Remove from oven and let cheesecake cool on a wire rack in water bath for 15 minutes, then remove pan to wire rack to cool. Preheat oven to 325. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. For the crust: In a large bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar.