Aunt Peggy’s Cheesecake with Praline Topping

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Aunt Peggy’s Cheesecake with Praline Topping Aunt Peggy’s Cheesecake with Praline Topping


Servings: 8
Prep Time: 45 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Crust:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar

Filling:
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Praline Topping:
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


 

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Crust:

In a medium bowl combine the butter, crumbs, and sugar until well blended. Press into the bottom and 1-inch up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan, using the back of a large spoon.

Filling:

In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until creamy. Pour into the prepared crust and bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Be sure the center is firm before removing the cheesecake from the oven. Remove the pan from the oven to a rack and allow it to cool completely. Release the springform and transfer the cake to a platter to serve.

Praline Topping:

In a small heavy saucepan, stir together the brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the corn syrup and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in nuts and vanilla. Cool slightly.

Ladle the praline topping over the cooled cheesecake and serve. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

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I WANT TO WISH AUNT PEGGY A HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY. SHE IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL LADY. I HAVE NOT TRIED HER CHEESECAKE RECIPE YET, BUT I WILL SOON. IT LOOKS SOOO VERY GOOD. GOD BLESS. PAT

By Pat Cross Yawn on July 31, 2012

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Happy birthday to Paula's Aunt Peggy!!!!

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I have been watching ur show for years and i have taken some of ur recepes and changed them. I want to wish ur Aunt Peggy Happy birthday and many more God Bless U and ur family

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