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Praline Cheesecake Squares


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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter, melted
2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
4 eggs
1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup chopped pecans
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla


For crust, in a large bowl combine flour, melted butter, the 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans, and the powdered sugar; mix well.


Press mixture into the bottom of a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.


Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is set and light golden brown around the edges.


Meanwhile, for filling, in a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until smooth.


Add eggs; beat well.


Beat in sweetened condensed milk, granulated sugar, and the 2 teaspoons vanilla.


Pour filling over baked crust.


Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 35 to 40 minutes until set.


Cool in pan on a wire rack.


For topping, in a medium saucepan combine brown sugar and whipping cream.


Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils; reduce heat.


Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.


Stir in the 1 cup chopped pecans and the 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.


Pour topping over cheesecake. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours before serving. Cut into squares.


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Notes

Great for the Church Dinner or for home. Looks good, taste better!

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