Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

"When I was young we produced several ingredients for this longtime favorite on the farm. We raised pumpkins in our large vegetable garden, and made homemade butter and lots of sour cream from our dairy herd."
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1 h 15 m servings
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  1. Combine crust ingredients. Press into bottom of a 9-in. springform pan; chill.
  2. For filling, beat cream cheese and sugar in a large mixing bowl until well blended. Beat in pumpkin, spices and salt. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Pour into crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, for topping, combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Spread over filling; return to the oven for 5 minutes. Cool on rack; chill overnight. Garnish each slice with a pecan half.

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Yum! I added an extra 8 oz. cream cheese, increased the sugar to 1 1/3 c. & added an extra egg (I like SINFULLY rich cheesecakes!) I baked mine for about an hour and 10 minutes since there was ...

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this was easy to make and tasted good but took way too long to cook.

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Yum! I added an extra 8 oz. cream cheese, increased the sugar to 1 1/3 c. & added an extra egg (I like SINFULLY rich cheesecakes!) I baked mine for about an hour and 10 minutes since there was ...

I love pumpkin cheesecake and the idea to put the sour cream topping back in the oven to set is fantastic as it creates another yummy layer. This weekend I tried this recipe with brown sugar ins...

I recently made this pumpkin cheesecake and it is delicious! although, I wasnt too fond of the sour cream topping. I think it was a bit too tart. I would recommend amaretto instead of vanilla to...

This cheesecake was SO good! My sis and I made it for Thanksgiving and it was a hit. We did omit the sour cream topping and served it with whipped cream or reddi whip. So good, five stars! YUM!

This is a wonderful cheesecake recipe. My husband and my four year old son made this for me for my birthday. Their product was a little deflated, (it was their first cheesecake) but for as fla...

I made this for my boyfriend's mother on her birthday, and it was a huge hit! My boyfriend said that he liked it even better than regular pumpkin pie, and he insists that I make it for Thanksgi...

Wonderful! I make this every time around the holiday season. It's always a big hit and gets me more praise than I deserve. I made a few tasty, easy, and healthy modifications. For the crust, I m...

Excellent! Wouldn't change a thing!

The best dessert recipe I have found. This is a new family favorite. It is so rich and yummy! A great alternative to regular cheesecake. Thank you!

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