Caramel-Nut Cheesecake

15  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 25 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Creamy, crunchy and smooth, this caramel sensation just keeps getting better with every bite. Bring this to a party and you’ll have a crowd of new best friends.

Caramel-Nut Cheesecake Recipe


  • 2 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping


  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Line  13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix crumbs, 1/2 cup nuts, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Meanwhile,  beat cream cheese, remaining sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  35 min. or until center is almost set; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with remaining nuts and caramel topping. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Special ExtraCut chilled cheesecake into 16 bars, then cut each diagonally in half. Stack 2 on each dessert plate to serve.

How to Avoid Cracked CheesecakesAfter adding the eggs, be careful not to overbeat the batter since this can cause the baked cheesecake to crack.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 460 
    • Total fat 33 g
    • Saturated fat 18 g
    • Cholesterol 150 mg
    • Sodium 390 mg
    • Carbohydrate 33 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 23 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 9 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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