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Brown Sugar-Pecan Cheesecake Pie

brown sugar-pecan cheesecake pie Dessert
Brown Sugar-Pecan Cheesecake Pie
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 5 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8

A break from your conventional pecan pie, this over-the-top cheesecake-filled dessert with a sugar cookie crust is a fall baker’s dream! MORE+ LESS-

September 20, 2018
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix

Ingredients

Crust and Topping

1
pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
cup chopped pecans
1
tablespoon butter, melted

Cheesecake Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla

Brown Sugar Sauce

4
tablespoons butter
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 9-inch glass pie plate with shortening.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together cookie mix and 1/2 cup softened butter; mix with pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Press 2 1/2 cups of the crumbly mixture in bottom and up side of pie plate. Add pecans and 1 tablespoon melted butter to remaining crumbly mixture; toss to combine, and set aside.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add granulated sugar and flour; blend well. Add egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat until smooth.
  • 4
    Spread cream cheese mixture in cookie crust. Top with remaining crumbly pecan mixture. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until top of pie is light golden brown. Cool 1 hour; refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving. One hour before serving, make Brown Sugar Sauce.
  • 5
    To make sauce: In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to low; carefully stir in whipping cream and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Return heat to medium; heat to simmering. Cook 1 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is slightly thickened. Cool 45 minutes before serving. Sauce should still be pourable. Using sharp knife, cut pie, and serve drizzled with sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Store pie loosely covered in refrigerator.
  • Sauce may be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve. To reheat sauce, microwave in glass 1-cup measuring cup uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds, and stir until it reaches a smooth drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
760
Calories from Fat
420
% Daily Value
Total Fat
47g
72%
Saturated Fat
23g
113%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
120mg
39%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
76g
25%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
51g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 8 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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