Butter Pecan Cheesecake

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“I just saw this on a cooking show on TV this morning. Butter pecan is one of my favorite flavors, and the minute this came on the TV I started scribbling.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar, butter, and half cup pecans, mixing well.
  2. Reserve 1/3 cup mixture.
  3. Firmly press remaining mixture on bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  4. Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  5. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, mixing well.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Add sour cream and flavorings; mix well.
  8. Stir in 1 cup pecans.
  9. Spoon into prepared pan, sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  10. Bake at 475°F for 10 minutes.
  11. Reduce temperature to 300°F ,and bake an additional 50 minutes.
  12. Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack, then chill.

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