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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

I'm really big on improvising and modifying recipes especially if I look in my cupboards and don't have all the specific ingredients. I get a lot of different recipes sent to me through different sites that I sign up for. This one I had to modify only because I did not want to send my poor husband on a hunt through a busy grocery store to find 'crystallized ginger' pieces which this recipe called for https://lifemadedelicious.ca/en/Recipes/P/Pecan_Pie_Ginger_Cheesecake.aspx. So instead of it being a 'Pecan Pie Ginger Cheesecake' it's simply a Pecan Pie Cheesecake! I also added some nutmeg to the cheesecake mixture and chopped up almonds along with the pecans for the topping. I am taking this pie to a family potluck tomorrow so we'll have to see when it's cut into how it turned out and tasted! What are you making for your family Christmas get togethers?

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7 comments:

Holly Golightly said...

Yummy!!!

Michelle Smith said...

I need your input on a fab dessert for Christmas Day... this one is definetly an option... do you have any requests?

Melanie said...

this is sooo good... I picked up some crystallized ginger.. I think I am going to try this :)

Michelle Smith said...

Where did you find the ginger? I didn't look overly hard for it at the store but I should try it with the ginger too.

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