Marble Sweet Potato Cheesecake
The original recipe was Pumpkin,I'm not a fan of pumpkin,so I changed it to sweet potato.The original recipe added walnuts in the crust,I don't care for walnuts so I omitted them.
It is a delicious cheesecake and perfect for the holidays.
Don't let the long ingredient deter you,it's well worth making it.
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- 1 1/2 c graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 c sugar
- 6 t.butter,melted
- 1 1/2 lb cream cheese,softened
- 3 eggs
- 3/4 c sugar
- 1 t cinnamon
- 2 t. vanilla
- 1 t. nutmeg
- 2 large sweet potatoes,baked(abt 2 c)
- 2 eggs,beaten
- 1/2 c dark brown sugar
- 1/4 c sugar
- 2 t. butter,melted
- 1/2 t salt
- 1/2 c milk
1Graham cracker Crust:
Preheat oven to 350 deg.Mix graham cracker crumbs,sugar and melted btter.Pour into a 9 inch springform pan.Bake 12-15 mins.Set aside.
Cream cheese filling:
Turn oven down to 325 deg.Beat the cream cheese in a mixer bowl unril smooth.Gradually beat in the eggs and sugar and mix 2-3 mins
Scrape bowl add vanilla,spices and beat 1-2 mins
Pour the cream cheese mixture into the crust and add spoonfuls of sweet potato filling.Use a wooden skewer and stir to make a marbled effect.Place in oven.Under the pan place a pan three quarters full of water.
Sweet potato filling:
Peel potatoes place in mixer bowl add eggs ,sugars,butter,spices and salt,on med speed, beat 2-3 mins.scrap bowl.on low gradually add milk continue to beat till smooth.
Place in oven.Under the pan place a pan three quarters full of water.Bake 30-45 min.until center tested comes out clean.