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Praline Cheesecake Recipe
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Praline Cheesecake Recipe

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Tasting this cheesecake will quickly bring the South to mind. For me, it always conjures up the image of a couple swinging on the front porch, taking in the beauty of the huge magnolia tree out in their yard.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • Whipped cream
  • Whole pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 194 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Directions

  1. Combine cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into the bottom of a 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Set side.
  2. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese until smooth in a large bowl. Gradually add brown sugar and flour. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Stir in chopped pecans. Pour into crust; bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 20 minutes. Refrigerate overnight. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and pecans. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Praline Cheesecake in Country Extra January 1992, p47


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skipperstrucking User ID: 4577232 237648
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2015

"Problems with this recipe: First of all a praline is a candy coated nut. This recipe just calls for toasted pecans. 2nd: Not enough butter in crust (it just crumbles away after being baked). I do love cheesecakes and this is the first negative review I have ever given for one. Sorry"

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jannikka User ID: 4337059 16508
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2013

"This turned out beautifully! I did not have pecans on hand, but a simple drizzle of caramel sauce made the cheesecake special. I will definitely go back to this recipe."

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c.wilkerson User ID: 3450885 42150
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2010

"I also made this for Thanksgiving,but I used crushed van waffers for the crust,and melted caramel & chopped pecans for a topping;it was awesome !!!"

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lwllms User ID: 2579223 28135
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"Made it for Thanksgiving. Everyone enjoyed it and there was none left to bring home."

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