Maple Walnut Cheesecake

Maple Walnut Cheesecake

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 75 min
  • Ready Time: 720 min
  • Yield: 16 servings

Ingredients

CHEESECAKE

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup walnut pieces, toasted,* finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Hungry Jack® Original Syrup
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 3 large eggs

TOPPING

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Hungry Jack® Original Syrup

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine graham cracker crumbs, walnuts and butter in medium bowl; mix well. Press in bottom and 1 1/2-inches up sides of ungreased 10-inch springform pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
  • BEAT cream cheese in large bowl at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in 1 cup syrup, brown sugar and flour until well blended. At low speed, add eggs 1 at a time, beating until smooth.
  • REMOVE crust from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Pour cream cheese mixture into crust. Return to oven. Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack 30 minutes.
  • RUN knife around edges of cheesecake to loosen. Cool 2 hours or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 8 hours before serving.
  • Just before serving: BEAT cream and 1 tablespoon syrup in small bowl until stiff peaks form. Carefully remove sides of springform pan. Spoon or pipe topping around edge of cheesecake. Cut into wedges.
  • TIP *To toast nuts: Place walnuts in a dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/16), Calories 380 (Calories from Fat 250), Total Fat 29g (Saturated Fat 12g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 105mg, Sodium 240mg, Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 17g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.