Caramel Pecan Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

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@scent4U

Awesome recipe for caramel and pecan lovers.
Photo and recipe adapted from Food.com.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1-1/4 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 c
butter, melted
14 oz
caramels (unwrapped)
1/2 c
half and half
1 c
chopped pecans (toasted)
3 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 can(s)
(14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
half and half
pecan halves or pieces for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Combine crumbs, sugar and butter.
Press into 9 inch spring form pan.
Reserve 10 caramels.
In saucepan, combine remaining caramels and 1/2 cup half and half.
Over medium-low heat, cook and stir till melted and smooth.
Stir in chopped pecans and spread over crust.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cool.
2
FILLING: In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
Gradually beat in condensed milk until smooth.
Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
Pour into pan and bake 1 hour or until set (center will be slightly soft).
Cool.
3
In small saucepan over low heat, cook and stir reserved caramels with remaining 3 tbsp. half and half, until melted and smooth.
Immediately spread over cake.
Garnish with pecan halves or pieces.
Chill overnight.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American