This Southern favorite never tasted so good.

5 Sensational Takes on Pecan Pie
Pecan Cheesecake Pie starts with a creamy bottom layer of batter that rises to the top of the crust during baking.
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The hardest part of making these spectacular desserts will be deciding which one to try first. They all won rave reviews at our tasting table, but the fresh combination of texture and flavor found in Caramel-Pecan Tart created the biggest sensation. If you don't have a tart pan handy, you can still make a grand presentation using an aluminum foil-lined baking pan. We share even more pecan pie recipes with you at

"5 Sensational Takes on Pecan Pie" is from the November 2007 issue of Southern Living.