1cuppecan halvesdivided (optional--I don't put on the pecans usually. If I do, it is just a few as a garnish.)
2packages8 ounces each cream cheese, softened
1/2cupfirmly packed light brown sugar
1/4cupcaramel ice cream toppingI use Aldis!
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Beat cream cheese, brown sugar, and vanilla in a small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well-blended.
Add eggs; mix just until blended. Pour over crust.
Arrange pecans around edge of pie. (optional)
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is almost set.
Cool on wire rack. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Drizzle with caramel topping just before serving.
You can make your own graham cracker crust:
9 whole graham crackers
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup margarine, melted
Mix graham crumbs, sugar, and margarine; press firmly in 9-inch pie plate. Then do the pie directions.