Mix crumbs, pecans and butter, press into bottom and 1 inch up the side of 9 inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add pumpkin, spice and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each egg just until blended. Pour into crust.
Bake 1 hr and 20 min to 1hr and 30 min. or until center is almostset. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours