Pumpkin Cheesecake Tarts
  • 2/3 cup (about 15) crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream, (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, (optional)
  1. PREHEAT oven to 325° F. Paper-line 12 muffin cups.
  2. COMBINE cookie crumbs and butter in small bowl. Press scant tablespoon onto bottom of each of prepared muffin cups. Bake for 5 minutes.
  3. BEAT cream cheese, pumpkin, sugar, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until blended. Add eggs; beat well. Pour into muffin cups, filling 3/4 full.
  4. BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. Remove tarts from pan; refrigerate. Garnish with sour cream. Place morsels in small, heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 20 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over tarts.
  5. Serves 12
Crushed gingersnaps are the base for these delicate pumpkin and cream cheese cups. These can be topped with sour cream and semi-sweet morsels and will make a big impression on your buffet table. Recipe from LIBBY'S® Pumpkin