More Great Recipes: Cheesecake

Festive Pumpkin Cheesecake


User Avatar
By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

1 cup Oreo baking crumbs
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
3 eggs
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 squares semisweet baking chocolate, melted
1 cup whole pecans


Combine crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.


Whisk together pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.


Beat cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch in large bowl; blend in pumpkin mixture. Pour over crust. Bake at 350ºF for 50 to 55 min. or until center is just set. Remove from oven, cool 5 min. and run knife around rim of pan. Cool completely at room temperature. Refrigerate overnight.


Remove side of pan. Drizzle chocolate in random pattern over cheesecake. Place pecans around side and in circle in top of cheesecake.


Special Extra: For easy drizzling, pour melted chocolate into small plastic bag. Poke a small hole in bottom of bag and squeeze out chocolate.


Pairs Well With


Notes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

446 Downloads
FREE
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11255 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51073 Downloads
FREE
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana