Pumpkin Cheesecake

A delicious fall dessert – a great choice for Thanksgiving. Top with whipped cream to complete the effect.

Pumpkin Cheesecake
 
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Pumpkin cheesecake on a spiced graham wafer crust.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
Crust:
  • ⅔ cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
Filling:
  • 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
Instructions
Crust:
  1. Combine all crust ingredients. Press into the bottom and up sides of a 9" springform pan.
Filling:
  1. In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in flour and add eggs one at a time while beating. Stir in pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Pour over crust.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 1 hour and 20 minutes, until the center is raised and set. Let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate over night.

 

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