Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + cooling Bake: 1 hour + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 5 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup canned pumpkin
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- Whipped cream
- In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
- In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Beat in eggs on low speed just until combined. Combine the pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Fold into cheese mixture.
- Pour into crust. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
- Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate until completely cooled (center will fall). Remove sides of pan just before serving. Garnish with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 245 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Nov 23, 2011
The simplest cheesecake recipe I ever made and really delicious! Big hit with my family - even those that do not like pumpkin pie.
Oct 17, 2011
Smooth and creamy ant the recipe is in a "language" anyone can understand
Nov 21, 2010
Wonderful. Will make again. Creamy, silky and moist.Next time I make it I am going to try crushed ginger snap cookies instead of graham crackers, I think it will add a little more pizzaz to it.
Nov 16, 2009
This cheesecake was outstanding. I made it for a dinner party and everone said it was the best pumpkin cheesecake they had ever had!
Nov 8, 2009
I recently made this for a supper with friends. We all agreed it was absolutely heavenly! It is the best of cheesecake and pumpkin pie rolled together! I will definitely be making it again. The friends are already requesting the recipe.
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