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Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

Published by: Sarah

  • Dec
  • 28

1 c. Graham Crackers
1 c. Pecans
4 Pkg. Cream Cheese (8 oz. each)
3 Eggs
2 T  + 1¼  c Sugar
1 (15 oz.) can Pumpkin
5 T Melted Butter
1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice
1 T Vanilla
Whipped Cream, optional

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

Combine graham crackers, pecans & 2 T sugar  in a food processor. 
Pulse till ground fine. 
Add butter and pulse to blend. 
Press into the bottom & sides of a 9” spring form pan. 
Bake for 10 minutes. 
Blend cream cheese & add remaining 1¼ c. sugar. 
Add eggs, pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger & vanilla & blend well. 
Pour into pan. 
Bake an additional 1¾  hours or until center is solid.
Allow to cool to room temperature then chill completely before removing from the pan.
Decorate with whipped cream if desired.


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