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Maple Pecan Praline Cheesecake Squares ..for Ann.

posted by: moniqueb on 03.10.2007 at 11:42 am in Cooking Forum

Here you are!

Actually it was from Coup De Pouce..not Guide Cuisine..
Here it is translated..

CRUST

1/3 Cup softened Butter
1/4 Cup packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp vanilla
1 Cup flour
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans

FILLING

3 Packages softened Cream Cheese..250g each
1 Cup sugar
2 tbsps flour
3 eggs
1/2 cup 10%cream
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
Pralined Pecans..Recipe follows..


Crust prep..

Beat butter till creamy..add brown sugar and vanilla and beat till light..add flour and mix till granular..add pecans w/ a spoon.
Press evenly in a 9x13 inch pan that you have papered w/ buttered foil while leaving the long ends out..
Bake in a 325 degree pre-heated oven for ap 12 mins.
Let cool on a rack..

Meanwhile

For the filling..

Using a mixing bowl..beat cream cheese, sugar and flour ..add eggs and incorporate till homogenous..Incorporate cream..maple syrup and pecans w/ a spoon..Pour into cooled crust.
Bake in a 325 preheated oven for 35-40 mins (it took 35 in mine)..till center is set..

Cool on rack 1 hr..cover w/ saran..chill ap 4 hrs before cutting in squares and topping w/ ind.pralined pecans..(I waited 2 hrs)

PECANS

1 3/4 cups (I used 1 and a bit)whole pecans
1/2 Cup sugar
2 tbsps butter
1/2 tsp vanilla

In a large heavy pan..mix all ings and cook med-high until the sugar melts..stirring all the time..reduce heat and continue cooking..stirring w/ a wooden spoon until the sugar is golden..Spread on a foiled and buttered pan cool and break ind. pieces..
..decorate.

I added un filet of syrup:)

Sounds long.. piece of cake..cheesecake:)

NOTES:

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clipped on: 03.11.2007 at 08:41 am    last updated on: 03.11.2007 at 08:42 am