It's hard to say what we like best about this Easy Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake recipe. Is it the caramel, the pecans—or that we can make it in just four simple steps?
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 10 Servings
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1-1/4 cups graham crumbs
1/2 cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
20 Kraft Caramels
2 Tbsp. milk
1/2 cup chopped pecans
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate.
Beat cream cheese, vanilla and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min., stirring after 30 sec. Continue microwaving and stirring in 10-sec. intervals until caramels are completely melted. Stir in nuts. Pour into crust; cover with cream cheese batter.
Bake 40 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Soften the Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese on microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. or until slightly softened.
Let cheesecake stand at room temperature for at least 30 min. before slicing to allow the caramel layer to soften.
PHILADELPHIA Chocolate, Caramel & Pecan Cheesecake
Melt 4 oz. (1/2 of 225-g pkg.) Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate as directed on package; cool slightly. Prepare cheesecake as directed, stirring the melted chocolate into the cream cheese batter before pouring over caramel layer in crust.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 28 g
Saturated fat 14 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 390 mg
Total carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 30 g
Protein 7 g
10 servings, 1 piece (113 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.