Pumpkin Cheesecake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake, pumpkin cheesecake

Ingredients

Crest:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crumbs
  • 5 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. sugar

Filling:

  • 3 – 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • Whipped Cream

Instructions

  • Mix crust ingredients together, just till coated and crumbly.
  • Press onto the bottom and 2/3 up the sides of an 8" springform pan.
  • Bake for 5 mins. at 350F.
  • Combine cheese, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl; mix until smooth with an electric mixer.
  • Add pumpkin, eggs and spices; beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into the crust.
  • Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until the top turns a bit darker.
  • Remove from oven and allow to come to room temperature, then refrigerate.
  • After it has thoroughly chilled, remove the pan sides and cut with dental floss.
  • Serve with whipped cream.
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