Creamy Cheesecake - 12 or 18Qt. Roaster
40 vanilla wafers, crushed
1/4 cup pecans, finely chopped
1/4 cup margarine, melted
2 Tbsp sugar
16 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven to 400ºF.
Combine crust ingredients: stir until well mixed. Pour into 9" spring-form pan; pat down with back of spoon; set aside.
Place cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat for two minutes on medium speed. Pour over crust.
Place pan on rack. Set rack in preheated cookwell. Cover; bake 50 to 55 minutes or until set.
Option: Spoon fruit pie filling (any flavor) over slices before serving.
Serves 8 to 12