marbled pumpkin cheesecake

christine greer

By
@christinemarie99

I took this cheesecake to my boyfriend's family's house for thanksgiving, and everyone loved it. His mother said it's so beautiful it looks like I bought it lol!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1 c
crushed gingersnaps
1/2 c
graham crackers, crushed
1 1/4 c
white sugar
1/4 c
butter, melted
16 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
4
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spices
15 oz
canned pumpkin puree

Directions Step-By-Step

1
combine gingersnaps, graham crackers, 1/4 cup sugar and melted butter in a bowl.
2
press gingersnap, and graham cracker mixture onto bottom of a 9in springform pan. bake for 5min at 350'. let cool.
3
combine cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, and eggs with an electric mixer.
4
pour half of cheesecake mixture onto cooled crust
5
reserve 1 cup cheesecake mixture, and then add pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice to left over cheese cake mixture.
6
pour half of pumkin mixture onto cheesecake mixture already in crust and then pour the reserved 1 cup cheesecake mixture alternating with remaining pumpkin mixture.
7
using a butter knife swirl pumpkin and cheesecake mixture to achieve a marbled effect
8
bake at 350' for 40min. (to prevent cracking fill a lasagna pan 1/2 full with water and place in oven on bottom rack while cheesecake is baking)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts