*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          BUTTER PECAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         *Ingredients:*
    1 1/2   c            Graham cracker crumbs
      1/3   c            Sugar
      1/3   c            Butter or margarine, melted
      1/2   c            Pecans, finely chopped
    3       pk           Cream cheese (8-oz pkgs),
                         -softened
    1 1/2   c            Sugar
    3                    Eggs
    2                    Crtns commercial sour cream
                         -(8-oz cartons)
    1       t            Vanilla extract
      1/2   ts           Butter flavoring
    1       c            Pecans, finely chopped,
                         -toasted
 
   *Directions:*
   
   Combine cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar, butter, and 1/2
   cup pecans, mixing well. Reserve 1/3 cup mixture;
   firmly press remaining mixture on bottom of a 9-inch
   springform pan.
   
   Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light
   and fluffy; gradually add 1-1/2 cup sugar, mixing
   well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
   addition. Add sour cream and flavorings; mix well.
   Stir in 1 cup pecans.
   
   Spoon into prepared pan; sprinkle with reserved crumb
   mixture. Bake at 475 degrees for 10 minutes; reduce
   temperature to 300 degrees, and bake an additional 50
   minutes. Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack;
   chill.
   
   Yields one 9-inch cheesecake.
   
   Source: “Southern Living: 1986 Annual Recipes” Oxmoor
   House, 1986.
   
   Shared by: June Hoffman, 7/93
  
 
 
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