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Caramel Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

This recipe for Caramel Pecan Cheesecake is so sinfully rich that one piece is more than enough. It’s easy to make and one of my favourites to make when I’m needing a cheesecake fix.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

The ingredients required are cream cheese, pecans, caramels, graham cracker pie shell, eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

The first step is to make the cheese filling by adding two packages of cream cheese, vanilla and sugar to a large bowl and using a hand mixer to blend it together. When its mixed, add in the two eggs and repeat the process until the eggs are mixed in.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

For the caramel filling, melt 20 individual caramels with a little milk in a small saucepan over low heat.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Add in the pecan pieces to the melted caramel mixture and then spread over the graham cracker pie crust.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Add the cream cheese mixture on top of the caramel mixture.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Bake in a 350 F oven for 40 minutes. Cool completely before serving. It takes about 3 hours to cool or put it in the fridge overnight to enjoy the next day.

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Recipe adapted from Favorite Brand Name Bake Sale Cookbook.

Yield: 6

Caramel Pecan Cheesecake

Each bite is a piece of cheesecake heaven! With a caramel layer followed by a cheesecake filling and topped with pecans, this dessert is off the charts!

Ingredients:

  • 2 packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 20 caramels
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 ready to use graham cracker pie crust

Directions:

  1. Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with a hand mixer until blended. Add in eggs and mix until blended.
  2. Melt caramels with milk in a saucepan over low heat until smooth. Stir in pecans.
  3. Pour caramel mixture over crust. Pour cream cheese mixture over the caramel mixture.
  4. Bake at 350 F for 40 minutes. Cool in the fridge for 3 hours or overnight before serving.

 


Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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