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Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Recipe
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Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

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"Gingersnaps and pecans form the crust of this fabulous fall cheesecake. Plain and pumpkin batters are swirled together for a pretty marbled effect."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings, one slice each Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    55 mins

    5 hrs 15 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Mix ginger snap crumbs, pecans and butter; press firmly onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup of the sugar and the vanilla with electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Remove 1-1/2 cups of the batter; place in small bowl. Stir remaining 1/4 cup sugar, the pumpkin and spices into remaining batter. Spoon half of the pumpkin batter into crust; top with spoonfuls of half of the reserved plain batter. Repeat layers. Cut through batters with knife several times for marble effect.
  3. Bake 55 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cut into 16 slices. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
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  • How to Soften Cream Cheese: Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 sec. or until slightly softened.

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Nov 28, 2009

Made this for thanksgiving and everyone was very suspicious about how this would taste and they ended up loving it! Will make this again for sure.

Dec 03, 2009

Reduced cream cheese to 3 packages, came out fantastic. Didn't have a hand mixer so spun the cream cheese/sugar/egg mixture in the blender to whip out the tiny lumps. Worked perfectly. Came out creamy & smooth. I made this for Thanksgiving dinner with the BF's family & they raved that it looked like it came from a bakery. None leftover. Added a pecan topping of 1/4 C brown sugar, 1/3 C pecans, 2 TBS melted butter.


8 Ratings

Sep 29, 2009

I first saw this recipe a few years ago in an advertisement for Philly Cream Cheese and loved it! I used to make it annually for Thanksgiving and then lost the recipe! I was so excited to see it again here on Allrecipes! I think the spicy, flavorful crust made up of gingersnaps and pecans set this recipe above and beyond. So easy to make - so delicious!

Oct 15, 2009

Very yummy!! Went very fast at this years Thanksgiving festivities!! Will make again!!

Nov 23, 2014

I have made this at Thanksgiving and Christmas for the past three years. Everyone loves it and it looks so festive with the swirls on top. It is not difficult to make and tastes delicious.

Nov 15, 2014

Made this for Thanksgiving 2013 and can't wait to do it again!!

Nov 15, 2014

Love this recipe. I too lost the original. So glad to find it on recipes.com. A seasonal favorite. Beautiful and good. Carole Gilbert


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