Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

It’s hard to resist this decadent seasonal pumpkin cheesecake. Pin the recipe to your refrigerator from Halloween until New Year’s – it makes for perfect holiday entertaining anywhere in between.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 1 ¾ cups crushed graham crackers crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Filling:

  • 3 (8-ounce) tubs cream cheese
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • Whipped cream, for serving

Pumpkin Cheesecake Baking Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350°F.

2) Prepare the crust: Combine all ingredients in a food processor; pulse until just crumbly. Press into an 8-inch springform pan.

3) Prepare the filling: In a large bowl; beat together cream cheese, pumpkin, and eggs. Add sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; beat well. Pour into prepared crust. Bake 1 hour, or until filling is set and just firm. Cool 10 minutes, then chill 2 hours, until firm, before serving.

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