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Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Recipe
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Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

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Mouths will water at the sight of this fast-to-fix pie! Chocolate and caramel make this creamy cheesecake a fabulous dessert. Christy Bowles - Garfield, AZ
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 25 caramels
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/4 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 548 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 503 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine caramels and evaporated milk. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until smooth; stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Pour into crust. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes; beat into cream cheese mixture until blended. Spread over caramel mixture. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Before serving, drizzle with hot fudge topping and sprinkle with remaining pecans. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 548 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 503 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"Of course I will say it again, mine never looks like the photo. My fudge wouldn't drizzle but that was okay. I think where I went wrong on this was buying the low fat cream cheese so it lacked that really rich taste as well as wasn't as firm as I expected. I also got the off brand of caramels and think that the off brand lead to mine not having that wonderful caramel taste either. I guess if you are going to eat the calories go for it with the full cream cheese not the low fat. I also would look for a second recipe as you only use 1/4 cup of the evaporate milk."

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2010

"excellent. very rich and chocolatey."

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

"Wow! Wow! Wow! This was excellent. It was easy to make and everyone in the family loved it. Go ahead and make it, you won't be disappointed."

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