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Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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For Crust:
1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
5 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg

For Cheesecake:
4.4 oz. chocolate bar, broken in pieces
3 (8 oz.) cream cheese packs
1 cup pumpkin puree
2 Tbsp. sour cream
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 Tbsp. corn starch
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. all spice
1/ tsp. nutmeg

For Topping:
1 cup pecans
Chocolate syrup

Grease a 9 inch spring form, set aside. Preheat the oven to 325.
For crust:
Mix the ingredients for the crust, very well, until all evenly incorporated. Press graham cracker mixture into the pan, evenly, all over the bottom and about half way up the side. Lay the chocolate pieces all over the crust, evenly.
For cheesecake:
Start beating the cream cheese in a mixture until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add the vanilla extract, sour cream and pumpkin puree. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add sugar, spice and corn starch. Make sure that all ingredients are well combined. Pour the cheesecake batter into the pan with crust. Sprinkle the pecans over the top. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes. Cool completely and drizzle with chocolate syrup.




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