Pistachio Cheesecake Triangles

Looking for a yummy dessert? Enjoy these delicious cheesecake sprinkled with pistachio nuts – perfect to treat a crowd.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

2 1/2
cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 40)
1/2
cup finely chopped roasted shelled pistachio nuts
2
tablespoons honey or packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter, melted

Filling

3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
4
eggs
3
tablespoons chopped roasted shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix all crust ingredients. Press mixture in bottom of baking dish. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in condensed milk, orange peel, almond extract and vanilla until well blended. At low speed, beat in 1 egg at a time just until blended. Pour over crust. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons pistachio nuts over cream cheese mixture.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool in pan on wire rack 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight before serving. Cut into 8 squares; cut in half diagonally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    29g
    29%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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