Chocolate? Yes, please. Pecan pie? Don't mind if I do! Cheesecake? Love some! Finally, you'll see how it feels to please all the people, all the time.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
3 cups PLANTERS Pecan Halves, divided
2 Tbsp. flour, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted, divided
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
4 egg s, divided
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup dark corn syrup
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325ºF.
Use pulsing action to blend 2 cups nuts in blender until finely ground; mix with 1 Tbsp. flour, 1/4 cup sugar and half the butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the remaining sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add 2 eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour cream cheese mixture over crust. Bake 25 min.
Meanwhile, toss chocolate and remaining nuts with remaining flour in large bowl until evenly coated. Beat corn syrup and remaining sugar, butter and eggs in medium bowl with whisk until blended. Add to nut mixture; mix well.
Spoon nut mixture gently over cheesecake. Bake 35 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
This occasional treat can still fit into a healthful eating plan when you balance out your food choices throughout the day.
This creamy cheesecake can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving.
How to Test for Doneness
Check a cheesecake for doneness by gently shaking the pan. If the cheesecake is done, it will be set except for a small area in the center that will be soft and jiggly. Do not insert a knife into center as this may cause cheesecake to crack when cooling.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.