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Walnut Praline Cheesecake

Walnut Praline Cheesecake
  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted*
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • WALNUT PRALINE TOPPING
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted*

Instructions

  • HEAT oven to 300°F. Combine graham cracker crumbs, walnuts, brown sugar and butter in small bowl; press firmly into bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • BEAT cream cheese until fluffy in large bowl. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Pour over crust.
  • BAKE 55 to 60 minutes or until center is set. Cool. Top with Walnut Praline Topping. Chill.
  • WALNUT PRALINE TOPPING
  • COMBINE brown sugar and cream in heavy saucepan; cook and stir over medium high heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in walnuts. Spoon evenly over cheesecake.
  • *To toast walnuts: Place nuts in dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/16 of cake), Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 240), Total Fat 27g (Saturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 0.5g), Cholesterol 100mg, Sodium 220mg, Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 25g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 15%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.