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Chocolate-Pecan Cheesecake

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"A classic cheesecake is baked on a chocolate crumb crust, then topped with chopped nuts and chocolate syrup before serving."
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6 h servings 320 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 (75 g) pieces)


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake 40 to 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with nuts and syrup just before serving.


  • Make Ahead: Cheesecake can be made up to 1 month in advance. Cool completely before wrapping tightly and freezing until ready to serve. Thaw in refrigerator and garnish just before serving.
  • Size-Wise: Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 320 calories; 23.9 g fat; 21.7 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 93 mg cholesterol; 242 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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I made this without the pecans, adding orange extract instead of vanilla and finishing with ganache. An easy recipe to modify, it was a hit at my family Christmas party, and is sure to be a rep...

I made this for church potluck and the plate was cleaned up with rave reviews!

I don't usually flop on recipes from this website.... However this was a flop. I followed the recipe exactly and it wasn't the cheesecake i had in mind. I should have known because it looks so s...