Decadent Pecan Cheesecake

Decadent Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

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Rachel Black

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@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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Decadent Pecan Cheesecake

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!

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