“My hair stylist gave me this recipe years ago. I have made it every Christmas since. My neices and nephews would disown me if I did not show up with this at Christmas. My oldest nehphew likes it so much that he chose this for his groom's cake when he got married. Serve small portions as it is very rich.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients and press into a 10" springform pan.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  5. Gradually add brown sugar, mixing well.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Stir in vanilla and 1 cup chopped pecans.
  8. Spoon mixture into springform.
  9. Bake at 325 degrees for one hour.
  10. Turn oven off and leave in oven for 30 minutes.
  11. Ajar oven door and leave in oven another 30 minutes.
  12. Cool at room temperature then refrigerate overnight.
  13. Top with whipped cream then sprinkle ground pecans on top.

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