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Tea Party -Pumpkin Cheesecakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Sunday, November 4, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cups gingersnap crumbs
1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
1 1/3 cups sugar, divided
2/3 cups butter, melted
2 8 oz packages cream cheese, softened
2 large eggs
1/2 cup pumpkin
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Garnish: glazed walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium bowl, combine gingersnap crumbs, pecans, 1/3 cup sugar and butter. Press into bottom and 3/4 up ides of mini cheesecake pans. Bake 6 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine cream chees and 1 cup sugar. Using a mixer, beat until creamy. Beat in eggs, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Spoon about 1 tablespoon pumpkin mixture into each baked crust. Bake 18-20 minutes or until set; cool. Chill 2 hours before removing from pans. Garnish with glazed walnuts.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36 mini cheesecakes

 

 

 

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