Made with a nip of Irish cream liqueur and a crushed pecan crust, this creamy-smooth cheesecake is a real crowd pleaser.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
4 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3 Tbsp. flour
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 325°F.
Combine nuts, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, remaining sugar and flour in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream and liqueur; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
Pour cream cheese batter over crust. Bake 1 hour 5 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
This is the perfect dessert to serve at your annual St. Patrick's Day celebration. Since it serves 16, one cheesecake goes a long way in feeding the crowd.
Prepare using walnuts.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by garnishing the chilled cheesecake with green coloured sugar just before serving. Or, sprinkle the green coloured sugar over a shamrock-shaped template placed on top of chilled cheesecake; remove template to reveal the shamrock design.
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Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 32 g
Saturated fat 16 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 320 mg
Total carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 19 g
Protein 8 g
16 servings, 1 piece (117 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.