Walnut Praline Cheesecake

  • Servings: servings
  • Serving Size: 16
  • 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.
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