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Pecan Praline Cheesecake Recipe

Pecan Praline Cheesecake


Luscious, dense and very creamy, the use of Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix and the addition of chopped pecans put this Praline Cheesecake on the nutty side. Smother your slice with a cascade of maple syrup.


  • 1 package Duncan Hines® Moist Deluxe® Spice Cake Mix
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 ¼ cups brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • pecan halves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9-inch springform pan.
  2. For crust, combine cake mix, oil and 1/3 cup pecans in large bowl. Mix well. Press into bottom of pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F.
  4. For filling, place cream cheese in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer adding brown sugar and flour gradually. Add eggs and vanilla extract, mixing only until incorporated. Fold in 1/2 cup pecans. Pour filling onto crust.
  5. Bake at 450 degrees F for 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250 degrees F. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes longer, or until set. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife or spatula. Cool completely on cooling rack. Refrigerate 2 hours or until ready to serve. Remove sides of pan.
  6. To serve, brush top with maple syrup. Garnish with pecan halves.

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Nutritional Information

Pecan Praline Cheesecake

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 604.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 16 %
carbohydrates: 18 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 8 %
fat: 62 %
saturated fat: 77 %
cholesterol: 36 %
vitamin a iu: 16 %
niacin equivalents: 11 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c:
folate: 4 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 7 %
potassium: 4 %
sodium: 18 %
thiamin: 9 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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