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Pumpkin Cheesecake

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“Nice dessert for Thanksgiving -- different from the traditional pumpkin pie!”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the crust:
  2. Mix crumbs with 1 tablespoon sugar and the melted butter until blended.
  3. Press onto bottom of 8 or 9 inch springform pan; chill.
  4. For the filling:
  5. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar until well blended.
  6. Beat in pumpkin, spices and salt.
  7. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  8. Pour into prepared crust.
  9. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 50 minutes.
  10. Remove cake; raise oven temperature to 400 degrees.
  11. Mix well sour cream, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the vanilla and spread over filling.
  12. Bake 8 minutes.
  13. Cool cake on rack. Remove sides of pan; chill cake.
  14. Serving Suggestion: Before serving, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted, sliced almonds.

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