*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Walnut Rum Raisin Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Eagle Brand recipe/Bob b1744
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Cream Cheese
                 Desserts                         Fruit
                 Nuts                             Spirits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           raisins
    2      tablespoons   rum
    1      cup           graham cracker crumbs
      1/2  cup           finely chopped walnuts
      1/4  cup           sugar
      1/4  cup           margarine or butter -- melted
   24      ounces        cream cheese -- softened
   14      ounce can     sweetened condensed milk
    3                    eggs
                         -WALNUT PRALINE GLAZE-
      1/3  cup           firmly packed dark brown sugar
      1/3  cup           whipping cream
      3/4  cup           chopped toasted walnuts
 
 Preheat oven to 300 F. Combine raisins and rum. Set aside. Combine crumbs,
 walnuts, sugar and margarine. Press into 9 springform pan. In large mixer
 bowl, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk,
 then eggs until smooth. DRain rum from raisins. Add rum to batter. Pour into
 pan. Top with raisins. Bake 1 hour or until set. Cool top with Walnut Praline
 Glaze. Chill. Refrigerate leftovers. 
 Walnut Praline Glaze: In saucepan, combine 1/3 packed dark brown sugar nad
 whipping cream. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil. Reduce
 heat. Simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened. Add chopped toasted walnuts.