This Butter Pecan Cheesecake Will Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner More Exciting

Are you tired of seeing the same old pecan pie on your Thanksgiving dinner table? No matter how much your family loves pecan pie, they might find it old and boring. After all, we’re all bound to see pecan pie one time or another through the fall and winter months.

If you feel you need a break from your usual pecan pie recipe, why not give this butter pecan cheesecake a try?

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It’s a cross between cheesecake and pecan pie, with its buttery crust, its creamy filling mixed with pecans.

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You can take it as an exciting break from your usual pie choices for Thanksgiving dinner, and it’s a break your family is sure to be happy with.

This butter pecan cheesecake is truly amazing. You can call it a cross between cheesecake and pecan pie, but it has character of its own. The crust is buttery, while the cream cheese filling is light, creamy, and packed with chopped pecans.

Making this pie is pretty easy, and the result is truly lovely. Your family will really love this break from your regular pecan pie, and the recipe is from Jennifer of Bake or Break.

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Ingredients:

FOR THE CRUST:

  • 1 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

FOR THE PECANS:

  • 2 cups pecan halves and pieces
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Full Recipe

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