Recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake
 

Type:
Dessert

Ingredients:
Crust:
1cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup melted butter
Filling:
3 packages cream cheese (8 ounce)
room temperature
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla
Topping:
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
vanilla

Procedure:
Preheat oven to 400.
Mix crust ingredients and press firmly into bottom of spring form pan.
Begin the filling by beating the cream cheese and adding sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Mix flour, cinnamon, nutmeg together and then add to mixture. Add pumpkin and vanilla. Blend well. Pour into spring form pan.
Bake 10 minutes at 400. Lower temperature to 325 and bake 1 hour. Turn oven off and leave cake in oven for 20 minutes.
Before taking cake out of spring form, mix topping ingredients and pour on top of cake. Place in hot oven (425) for two or three minutes.
Cool at least 2 hours.


Yields:
1 large cake
 
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