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It seems like everyone who responded to the Thanksgiving thread mentioned pumpkin cheesecake as their favorite dessert. I have never tried it, but I'd like to make it this year! Anyone have a good recipe I should try?? Thanks!
A great alternative to pumpkin pie, especially for those cheesecake fans out there. Serve topped with whipped cream.
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground cloves
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in eggs one at a time. Remove 1 cup of batter and spread into bottom of crust; set aside.
Add pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to the remaining batter and stir gently until well blended. Carefully spread over the batter in the crust.
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is almost set. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Cover with whipped topping before serving.
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Yep! I have it saved in my favorites! Some of the reviews suggested using pumpkin pie filling instead of purée, so I'm thinking of doing that.
I'm optimistic about it. It has to be good. I don't think I've ever had a truly bad tasting cheesecake.