ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END

Butter Pecan Cheesecake with Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate and pecans provide a simple addition to a homemade cheesecake - perfect for dessert.

CLOSE
 (4) 4 Reviews
+

Share

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup finely chopped pecans
1
tablespoon powdered sugar

Filling and Topping

3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
4
eggs
1/2
teaspoon butter flavoring, if desired
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup whipping (heavy) cream
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2
cup pecan halves

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, beat all crust ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Pat dough in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake about 7 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 2 Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Beat cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in 1 cup brown sugar until creamy. Beat in eggs, butter flavoring and vanilla, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth. Pour into partially baked crust.
  • 3 Bake about 1 hour 10 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool 15 minutes (center will sink slightly).
  • 4 Meanwhile, heat chocolate chips and whipping cream in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Spread chocolate glaze on top of cheesecake.
  • 5 Heat 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and the pecan halves in 8-inch nonstick skillet over low heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is melted and pecans are toasted. Spread on waxed paper; cool 5 minutes. Arrange sugared pecans along edge of top of cheesecake. Cool 2 hours at room temperature. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen; remove side of pan. Store covered in refrigerator.
Get new recipe inspiration every week! Free Newsletters

View Full Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

RATINGS & REVIEWS

Be the first to review this recipe!

© 2014 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

Nutrition information is calculated at the time recipes are created. We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations.
Save Money on Your Favorite Brands
When You Buy ONE Betty Crocker™ Hershey's™, Heath™, Almond Joy™, OR Reese's™ Premium Cupcake, Cookie OR Bar Mix OR Premium
when you buy any TWO BOXES Cheerios™ cereals listed: Frosted Cheerios™ • Apple Cinnamon Cheerios™ • Banana
when you buy ONE BOX Reese’s® Puffs® cereal
See All Coupons
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END
close