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Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake, by , is from The Chew Family Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tammy Chew
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008


1 c. flour
1/3 C. golden brown sugar
5 tbsp. butter, softened
1/2 C pecans, finely chopped

12 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 C + 2 tbsp. sugar
3/4 C. solid pack pumpkin
3 eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. allspice
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Crust: Combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter to make crumb mixture. Stir in nuts. Press into spring form pan. Bake at 350 for 15 min. Cool slightly.
Filling: Cream cheese and sugar together. Add all other ingredients, blending until smooth. Pour over baked crust. Bake at 350 for 45-50 min. Cool completely before serving. May serve with whipped cream.




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