Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Recipe
Looking for a showstopper dessert for your upcoming holiday party? Everyone seems to love pumpkin desserts, and this Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake is the best of both worlds: creamy cheesecake and pumpkin pie. It can be made ahead – several days and refrigerated, or several weeks and frozen. It’s also beautiful and absolutely mouthwatering.
If you don’t have a food processor, you can make this beautiful dessert in a mixer with the same results at the end. Don’t expect any leftovers because there won’t be any.

12 Servings

1 1/4 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs
2 tablespoons melted butter

3 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
4 eggs
1/4 cup flour
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 15 oz. can pumpkin
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Sweetened whipped cream
Gingersnap cookies, broken, for garnish
Gingersnap crumbs for garnish

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Line a 9" springform pan with parchment and spray the parchment with non-stick spray.
  3. Mix the gingersnap crumbs and butter.
  4. Press the mixture into the prepared springform pan and bake the crust for 9 minutes.
  5. Remove the crust from oven.
  6. Blend the cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and flour in food processor until smooth; alternately, beat until smooth in a mixer.
  7. Add the sour cream and vanilla.
  8. Measure out half of the mixture and set aside.
  9. Stir in the pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice to the remaining batter.
  10. Pour half of the reserved white batter over the crust; pour the pumpkin batter over the white batter and carefully spread to the sides.
  11. Top with the remaining batter and spread to cover the pumpkin batter.
  12. Bake 45 - 60 minutes or until the center is set.
  13. Remove from the oven and let cool thoroughly; refrigerate until chilled through.
  14. When ready to serve, remove from the refrigerator, run a knife around the edges, and unmold the cheesecake from the springform pan. Place on a serving platter.
  15. Pipe whipped cream decoratively over the cheesecake and garnish with broken gingersnaps and gingersnap crumbs.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 254
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 69% Protein 8% Carb. 23%

Nutrient Amount per Servings
Total Fat 28 g
Saturated Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 146 mg
Sodium 239 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 7 g

Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 13%

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