Philadelphia Cream Cheese


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Serving size 16
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Ingredients

24 OREO cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)6 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted14 oz KRAFT Caramels½ cup milk1 cup chopped PLANTERS pecan24 oz PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened¾ cup sugar1 Tbsp vanilla3 eggs2 oz BAKER'S semi-sweet chocolate

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 325°F.
  2. MIX crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and 2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan.
  3. MICROWAVE caramels and milk in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 3 min. or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after each minute. Stir in nuts; pour half into crust. Refrigerate 10 min. Refrigerate remaining caramel mixture for later use.
  4. BEAT cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over caramel layer in crust.
  5. BAKE 1 hour 5 min. to 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
  6. MICROWAVE reserved caramel mixture 1 min.; stir. Pour over cheesecake. Melt chocolate as directed on package; drizzle over cheesecake.

 

Kraft Kitchens tips:

SIZE-WISE
Enjoy a serving of this decadent treat on special occasions.

HOW TO PIPE CHOCOLATE
Place a square of BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate in freezer-weight resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. Squeeze bag to melt chocolate. Fold down top tightly and cut small piece (about 1/8 inch) off one of the bottom corners of bag. Holding top of bag firmly, drizzle chocolate through opening in desired patterns on cheesecake.

NOTE
Reduce oven temperature to 300°F if using a dark nonstick springform pan.

Nutrition Facts

Provided by: Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Per Single Serving / Serves 16 Total

  • Calories 480
  • Total Fat 31 g
  • Saturated Fat 15 g
  • Sodium 370 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 45 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sugars 37 g
  • Iron 6%
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Dessert, Caramel, Baking

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