Cheesecake Recipes


Try This Delicious and Easy Pecan Pie Cheesecake Recipe


Try This Delicious and Easy Pecan Pie Cheesecake Recipe

When we think about the best thing about cheesecake, any number of things may come to mind. It could be its rich, creamy taste or wonderful smooth texture. But one thing that stands out is the ability chefs have to work with this recipe to make variations that are sure to please just about any palette. So many ingredients can be added to cheesecake to give it a unique flavor but pecans have a rich, buttery flavor that make them the perfect complement to any cheesecake.

Pecans can improve cardiovascular health, digestive health, aid in weight loss, reduce the risk of certain diseases, improve skin, stimulate hair growth, support bone health and work as an anti-inflammatory. While the addition of pecans can elevate the taste of plain old cheesecake for some, ingredients like caramel and cinnamon can be added to make it even more interesting.

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Our recipe is simple to make and only requires combining ingredients, pouring them into a pie crust and heating. But when you get ready to taste this dessert, your tastebuds are sure to be satisfied. If you thought pecan pie couldn’t get any richer, you need to try this cheesecake recipe. Smoothly blending a simple pie shell with a rich creamy filling is what makes this cheesecake the dessert everyone will want to skip dinner for.

Looking to broaden your cheesecake horizons? Check out our list of cheesecake recipes and see what other delicacies you can create.

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Ingredients

  • 8oz of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  • 1 and 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 2 slightly beaten eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Directions

1. Combine cream cheese, egg, heavy whipping cream, 1/3 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.

2. Spread over the bottom of pie shell. Arrange pecans on the cream cheese mixture.

3. Mix the remaining eggs, sugar, corn syrup, and vanilla, stirring well.

4. Carefully pour over the pecans. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 – 45 minutes or until done.

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