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Praline Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Crushed graham crackers 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 24 Ounce, softened (Three 8 Ounce Packages)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 5 1⁄3 Ounce (1 Can)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Pecan halves 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Dark corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In small mixing bowl combine crushed crackers, the granulated sugar, and the chopped pecans.
Stir in the melted butter or margarine.
Press crumb mixture over the bottom and 1 1/2 inches up the sides of a 9-inch spring-form pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, beat together cream cheese, the 1 cup brown sugar, the evaporated milk, flour, and the 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.
Add eggs; beat just till blended.
Pour into baked crust.
Bake at 350° till set, 50 to 55 minutes.
Cool in pan 30 minutes; loosen sides and remove rim from spring-form pan.
Cool completely.
Arrange nut halves atop cheesecake.
Before serving, combine corn syrup, cornstarch, and the 2 tablespoons brown sugar in a small saucepan.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat; stir in the 1 tea spoon vanilla.
Cool slightly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday

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