Pecan Pie Cheesecake

What is a Pecan Pie Cheesecake?

This creamy, rich treat is full of brown sugar flavor and filled with pecan pie filling, cinnamon cheesecake, and a pecan pie-like sauce!

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Make the Crust

Combine the crust ingredients and press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of the springform pan.

Bake the Crust

Bake for 10 minutes. Then cover the outside of the pan with aluminum foil.

Make the Filling

Combine all of the ingredients for the pecan pie filling in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.

Pour Into Crust

Reduce to a simmer, and cook for 5-7 minutes until thickened. Then pour the filling into the prepared crust.

Make the Cheesecake Filling

Beat together the cream cheese, dark brown sugar, and flour until smooth. Stir in the sour cream and vanilla extract.

Add the Eggs

Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing until just combined after each.


Pour the batter over the pecan pie filling. Then place the loaded pan in a water bath and bake.

Cool Slowly

Turn off the oven and allow the cheesecake to cool slowly. Then remove it from the oven and water bath wrapping, and refrigerate.

Make the Topping

Melt together the sugar, whipping cream, butter, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and add pecans, salt, and vanilla extract.


Chill the topping in the fridge until a little cooler than room temperature. Then spread it evenly over the cheesecake.


Cover and refrigerate cheesecake until ready to serve.

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