White Chocolate Cherry Pecan Cheesecake

Looking for a spectacular dessert recipe for a special celebration or holiday? Try this creamy white chocolate cheesecake with a pecan crust and cherry topping.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted, divided
  • 12 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups crumbs)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1½ pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate  (6 oz.), melted
  • 2 tsp. vanilla, divided
  • 4 egg s
  • 1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling
  • 1 cup thawed frozen whipped topping

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 300°F.

2

Reserve 16 pecan halves for garnish. Finely chop remaining pecans; mix with graham crumbs, sugar and butter until well blended. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

3

Beat cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk. Add chocolate and 1 tsp. vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.

4

Bake 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.

5

Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.

6

Mix pie filling and remaining vanilla until blended; spoon over cheesecake. Top with whipped topping and reserved pecans.