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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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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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