Pumpkin Cheesecake

Posted by: Becky 09-11-99 9:42 PM

Pumpkin Cheesecake
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Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Cheesecakes Pumpkin

Amount Measure Ingredient, Preparation Method
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Crust:
3/4 cup Graham wafer crumbs
3 tablespoons Melted butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg

Filling:
1 cup Cream cheese (1/2 lb or 250g)
1/4 cup Sugar
1 large Egg
2/3 cup Pumpkin, cooked or canned
3/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Cloves

Garnish:
Whipped cream or topping


Preheat oven to 325 F.

In a small bowl, combine graham wafers, spices and melted butter. Mix together and press into 8x8" pan lined with tinfoil.

Place cream cheese in large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in sugar then egg. Blend dry ingredients together and beat into cream cheese mixture. Beat in pumpkin.

Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake about 40 min or until filling is just set. Cool on a wire rack for one hour, then refrigerate until serving time. Garnish with whipped cream or topping just before serving. Serve like a pie or in smaller squares.


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