Butter Pecan Cheesecake 4 Of July Dessert

Butter Pecan Cheesecake

Description: This decadent Butter Pecan Cheesecake combines the richness of a creamy cheesecake with the nutty goodness of buttered pecans. Perfect for any special occasion, this dessert will impress your guests with its luxurious flavor and beautiful presentation.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Rich Flavor: The combination of buttery pecans and creamy cheesecake creates a luxurious taste experience.
  • Texture Delight: Crunchy pecans contrast beautifully with the smooth, velvety cheesecake.
  • Versatile: Perfect for holidays, dinner parties, or any special celebration.

The Perfect Occasion: Ideal for festive gatherings like Thanksgiving, Christmas, 4 Of July or a special dinner party, this Butter Pecan Cheesecake is sure to be the star of the dessert table.

Decoration Tips:

  • Pecan Garnish: Arrange whole pecans on top for a beautiful, rustic look.
  • Caramel Drizzle: Add a drizzle of homemade caramel sauce for an extra touch of indulgence.
  • Whipped Cream: Pipe whipped cream rosettes around the edge for a decorative finish.


  • Crust:
    • 1 Β½ cups graham cracker crumbs
    • ΒΌ cup granulated sugar
    • Β½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Cheesecake Filling:
    • 24 oz cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 cup chopped buttered pecans
  • Topping:
    • 1 cup chopped buttered pecans
    • Caramel sauce (optional)


  1. Prepare the Crust:
    • Preheat oven to 325Β°F (163Β°C).
    • Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into a 9-inch springform pan.
    • Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Make the Filling:
    • Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
    • Add sour cream, vanilla, and eggs one at a time, mixing well after each.
    • Fold in chopped buttered pecans.
    • Pour over crust.
  3. Bake:
    • Bake for 55-60 minutes, until center is almost set.
    • Cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Finish with Topping:
    • Before serving, top with additional chopped pecans and a drizzle of caramel sauce if desired.

Enjoy! Savor the delightful blend of buttery pecans and creamy cheesecake in every bite of this irresistible dessert.

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