Pecan Cheesecake Pie

Indulge in the heavenly fusion of creamy cheesecake and crunchy pecans with our Pecan Cheesecake Pie. A delightful treat that combines the richness of cheesecake with the classic pecan pie, making it a perfect dessert for any occasion. Follow this detailed recipe to create a dessert that’s sure to impress!


For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For the Cheesecake Layer:

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

For the Pecan Topping:

  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


Preparing the Crust (10 minutes):

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon until well combined.
  3. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom and slightly up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 7 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool while preparing the filling.

Making the Cheesecake Layer (10 minutes + 20 minutes baking):

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating just until blended.
  3. Pour the mixture over the cooled crust.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheesecake is set. Remove from the oven and cool slightly while preparing the pecan topping.

Preparing the Pecan Topping (10 minutes + 40 minutes baking):

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the corn syrup, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.
  2. Stir in the chopped pecans.
  3. Carefully pour the pecan mixture over the cheesecake layer.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes, or until filling is set.
  5. Let the pie cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

Nutrition Information (per slice, 12 servings):

  • Calories: 530 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 58 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Fat: 32 g
  • Saturated Fat: 14 g
  • Cholesterol: 125 mg
  • Sodium: 290 mg
  • Potassium: 180 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 48 g
  • Vitamin A: 770 IU
  • Calcium: 80 mg
  • Iron: 1.5 mg


  • Ensure all your ingredients, especially cream cheese and eggs, are at room temperature before you start.
  • For a more decorative touch, reserve some whole pecans and arrange them on top of the pie before baking the pecan layer.
  • To prevent cracks, avoid overmixing the cheesecake batter once the eggs have been added.

Enjoy your scrumptious Pecan Cheesecake Pie, a dessert that perfectly marries the flavors of creamy cheesecake and nutty, caramelized pecans!

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