Decadent Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

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Decadent Pecan Cheesecake

Rachel Black

By
@CulinaryPrincess

This is a holiday favorite that I make every time it is requested. I usually will add a little homemade salted caramel sauce to drizzle on it just before serving


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1
8 oz package of cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg, beaten
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
packages graham crackers
1 1/4 c
pecans, chopped
1/2
stick of butter melted

TOPPING

3
eggs
1 c
light corn syrup
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375.
2
In a food processor blend graham crackers until fine, then pour into a bowl and add melted butter and mix well, place mixture in springform pan pushing some of the crust up the sides. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven and set aside.
3
in another bowl, cream together the cheese, sugar, egg, salt and vanilla. Pour over the graham cracker crust and sprinkle pecans evenly over the top
4
combine all of the topping ingredients and beat until smooth, poor over pecans and bake for 34-45 minutes until pecan layer is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Serve with some of my bourbon whipped cream topping or a salted caramel drizzle... or use both!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes