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    Chocolate Pecan Torte

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    newspapergal's Note:

    This was in my local newspaper today (1.22) as a Super Bowl dessert but it looks & sounds so so so yummy!!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Crust

    • 2 cups oreo chocolate cookie crumbs
    • 1/2 cup butter, melted

    Praline Nut Layer

    Cream Cheese Layer

    Chocolate Ganache

    • 4 ounces semisweet baking chocolate
    • 1/3 cup whipping cream

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Crust: Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
    2. 2
      Praline Nut Layer: Sprinkle pecans over crust.
    3. 3
      Place butter and brown sugar in saucepan; cook over medium heat until mixture comes to boil.
    4. 4
      Boil 2 to 4 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly.
    5. 5
      Pour over pecans; cool slightly.
    6. 6
      Cover; freeze 3 hours or until set.
    7. 7
      Cream Cheese Layer: Beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
    8. 8
      Spread over Praline Nut Layer.
    9. 9
      Refrigerate until chilled.
    10. 10
      Ganache: Melt chocolate with cream in small heavy saucepan; cook on very low heat just until chocolate is melted, stirring frequently.
    11. 11
      Remove from heat; cool completely.
    12. 12
      Spread chocolate mixture over cream cheese layer.
    13. 13
      Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
    14. 14
      Makes 16 servings.
    15. 15
      For Easier Cutting: Rinse knife in hot water, a wet knife will slice through this dessert easier and prevent the layers from sticking to the knife.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Pecan Torte

    Serving Size: 1 (126 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 622.5
     
    Calories from Fat 448
    72%
    Total Fat 49.8 g
    76%
    Saturated Fat 27.6 g
    138%
    Cholesterol 118.8 mg
    39%
    Sodium 353.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.4 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 25.5 g
    102%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

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