Pumpkin Cheese Cake

Cathy Evans Mauricio


This is sooo good, but it's time consuming & it usually cracks, but it's still GOOD!!!

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1 1/2 c.gingersnap cookies(finely ground)
1/4 c walnuts(finely ground)
1/4 c. sugar
5 t. butter, melted


3 pkgs.(8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1 3/4 c. sugar
3 t. flour
6 large eggs
1 t. pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 t.pumpkin pie spice
1 can(15 oz.) pumpkin puree

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Combine gingersnaps, walnuts, sugar and butter in a medium bowl. Press into the bottom and 1 inch up the side of a 10-inch nonstick springform pan. Set aside. * Beat cream cheese, sugar and flour with an electric mixer until smooth. Add 5 eggs, 1 at a time, then vanilla, beating on low speed. Transfer 2 1/2 Cups to a separate bowl; set aside. * Beat 1 egg, pie spice and pumpkin into remaining filling until smooth. Pour half of pumpkin filling into crust, then half of the plain; repeat. Swirl gently with a spoon. * Bake at 500 degrees for 10 minutes; reduce temperatures to 200 degrees and bake 30 minutes. Tent with aluminum foil and continue baking for 1 hour or until center appears nearly set when shaken. Run a knife around top of cake to loosen from pan. Cool on rack for 30 minutes, then chill in refrigerator at least 6 hours. Makes 12 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American