Caramel-Nut Cheesecake

7  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 35 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (72 g) each.


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Caramel-Nut Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups Honey Maid Crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. caramel ice cream topping

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Mix  crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Meanwhile,  beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  40 to 45 min. or until centre is almost set; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with nuts and caramel topping just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

How to Avoid Cracked CheesecakesAfter adding the eggs, be careful not to overbeat the batter since this can cause the baked cheesecake to crack.

Variation Prepare using non-hydrogenated margarine, brick light cream cheese and light sour cream.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (72 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 320 
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sodium 330 mg
  • Carbohydrate 25 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Vitamin A 20 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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