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Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Josephine Lee
Added: Friday, November 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For the crust:
1 1/4 c graham-cracker crumbs (10 crackers)
1/4 c sugar
4 T unsalted butter, melted

For the filling:
4- 8 oz packages of soft creamed cheese
1 1/4 c sugar
3 Tbls all-purpose flour
1 Cup canned pumpkin puree
2 tsp pumpkin-pie spice
1 Tbls vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt & 4 large eggs, room temperature

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 with rack in center. Assemble a 9-inch nonstick springform pan, with the raised side of the bottom part facing up.

2.Make the crust: In a medium bowl mix cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter until moistened; press firmly into bottom of pan. Bake until golden around edges, 10 to 12 minutes.

3. Make the filling: With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed until smooth; mix in flour. Add pumpkin puree, pie spice, vanilla, and salt; mix just until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing until each is incorporated before adding the next.

4.Place springform pan on a rimmed baking sheet. Pour filling into springform, and gently smooth top. Transfer to oven; reduce oven heat to 300 degrees,Bake 45 minutes. Turn off oven, let cheesecake stay in oven 2 hours more.(without opening).

5.Remove from oven; cool completely. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, at least 4 hours. Unmold before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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