For a twist on the classic pecan pie we decided to combine it with our other favourite desert…cheesecake! The velvety cream cheese centre gives this dessert a lovely tang that pairs well with the rich pecan and butterscotch topping. This mouthwatering recipe is sure to become a dinner party staple!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1-1/4 cups graham crumbs
5 Tbsp. butter, melted, divided
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar, divided
1 tsp. vanilla
6 eggs, divided
1/4 cup dark corn syrup
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Mix graham crumbs and 4 Tbsp. butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended. Add 3 eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each; until just blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 30 min. Meanwhile, mix remaining sugar and butter until blended. Beat in remaining eggs and corn syrup; stir in nuts. Remove cheesecake from oven; gently spoon nut mixture over cheesecake. Return to oven.
Bake 40 min. or until nut mixture is set. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Do not run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake until nut topping is cooled and set.
Top with a dollop of whipped cream if desired.
Sweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 26 g
Saturated fat 13 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 320 mg
Total carbohydrate 29 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 24 g
Protein 7 g
16 servings, 1 piece (100 g) each
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.