Maple-Pecan Cheesecake

Maple-Pecan Cheesecake
Photo by HOWARD L. PUCKETT

Ingredients

  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Flowering mint sprig (optional)
  • 2 (8-ounce) blocks fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 3 large egg whites
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 2 (8-ounce) blocks Neufchâtel cheese, softened
    • 1 pecan half (optional)
    • Cooking spray
    • 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 cookie squares)
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon margarine, melted
    • 1 ¼ cups maple syrup

Preheat oven to 400°.Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; toss with a fork until blended. Press crumb mixture into bottom of an 8-inch springform pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.Combine cheeses, cornstarch, and salt in a large bowl; beat at hig...

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    • 1 cup dark brown sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
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    • +4 other ingredients


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