*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    CHOCOLATE MARBLE PRALINE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Chocolate
                 Desserts                         Cake Mix
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----CRUST-----
    1      package       DH Golden Sugar Cookie Mix
    1                    Egg
      1/2  cup           Finely chopped pecans*
                         -----FILLING-----
    1 1/4  cup           Frimly packed brown sugar
    2      tablespoon    Flour
    3      package       (8oz) cream cheese -- softened
    3                    Eggs -- lightly beaten
    1 1/2  teaspoon      Vanilla
    1      ounce         Unsweetened chocolate -- melted
   25                    Pecan halves
                         Caramel flavor topping (opt.)
 
 * For added flavor,toast pecans before chopping.
 
 Spread pecans in single layer on baking sheet. Toast in 350 F oven for 3-5
 minutes or until fragrant. Cool completely.
 
 1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
 
 2. FOR CRUST: combine cookie mix, contents of buttery flavor packet from Mix,
 1 egg and chopped pecans in large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Press
 mixture into bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 F for
 20-22 minutes or until edge is light brown and center is set. Remove from
 oven.
 
 3. FOR FILLING: Combine brown sugar and flour in small bowl; set aside. Place
 cream cheese in large bowl.
 
 Beat at low speed with electric mixer, adding brown sugar mixture gradually.
 Remove one cup of batter to small bowl, add melted chocolate. Pour remaining
 plain batter onto warm crust. Drop spoonfuls of chocolate batter over plain
 batter. Run knife through batters to marble. Arrange pecan halves around top
 edge.
 
 Bake at 350 F for 45-55 minutes or until set. Loosen cake from sides of pan
 with knife or spatula. Cool completely on rack. Refrigerate 2 hours or until
 ready to serve.
 
 4. To serve, remove sides of pan. Glaze top of cheesecake with store bought
 caramel flavor topping.
 
 Cut into slices and serve with additional caramel flaovor topping, if desired.
 
 From Duncan Hines-- Favorite Brand Name Recipes-- Fabulous Fall Baking.
 
 
 
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