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Pumpkin Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

This recipe is from central Ohio, which is the heart of pumpkin country, so it definitely represents our area! I got the basic recipe from a niece and made a few changes. Now it's one of my family's year-round favorite desserts!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) pound cake mix
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In small mixing bowl, combine cake mix, 1 egg, butter and 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice. Beat on low until mixture is crumbly. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add condensed milk, remaining 2 eggs, pumpkin, remaining pie spice, cinnamon and salt. Mix until blended. Pour into crust; sprinkle with nuts. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until set. Cool. Refrigerate until ready to serve. To serve, cut into squares and top with whipped cream, if desired. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 378 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 303mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"I have been making this for 25+ years - recipe is in the Great American Brand Name Cookbook - I use pecans because so many people I know are allergic to walnuts. I have also made this on a jelly roll pan to make more servings. Great recipe."

Reviewed Nov. 23, 2011

"I tried this recipe a couple weeks ago to see if i wanted to make for Thanksgiving and OMGmy family and friends loved it so it will be my new desert every year for Thanksgiving thanks for the great recipe taste of home!"

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"What an easy desert! So goooood! I tried this today just to see if I would serve it on Thanksgiving. Believe me you need to try this just as written. I am on my 2nd piece!"

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