Pumpkin Cheesecake

This is a tried and true recipe that I have made for over 20 years. It is part of Tammie and my Thanksgiving tradition and one of my family’s favorites. Hope you enjoy!


Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients

For 12 Person(s)

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted margarine

For the Cheesecake:

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 24 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 3/4 traspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 5 large eggs
 
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Directions

  1. FOR THE CRUST:
    1. Combine crumbs and sugar.
    2. Stir in melted margarine until fully blended.
    3. Press into bottom of 9” cheesecake pan.
  2. FOR THE CHEESECAKE:
    1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    2. Mix with an electric beater in a large bowl the cream cheese until smooth.
    3. Add sugars gradually.
    4. Add eggs one at a time.
    5. Add pumpkin and spice.
    6. Pour into the prepared crust.
    7. Bake for 1 hour, 45 minutes.
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Recipe Notes

TIPS: The back of a spoon helps smooth and press the crumbs up the sides of the pan. I leave the pan in the fridge while I prepare the filling to help keep the sides firm. Let the cream cheese fully get to room temperature.

Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Rossella, do you know if this recipe can be used by utilizing a 12-cup muffin tin with foil liners r...
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- mlieggimantovano
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
This recipe was easy to make and very delicious! - rosa0425


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