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Cheesecake Praline Squares


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 12 servings | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter, melted
2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
Filling:
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
4 eggs, lightly beaten
Topping:
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup chopped pecans
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


In a bowl, combine the flour, butter, pecans and confectioners' sugar. Press into an ungreased


13x9x2-in. baking dish. Bake at 350ºF for 20-24 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a


wire rack.


In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add the milk, vanilla and


lemon peel. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour over crust. Bake at 350ºF


for 35-40 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.


In a saucepan, combine brown sugar and cream. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture


comes to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in


pecans and vanilla. Pour over cheesecake. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Cut into


squares.


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