Festive Pumpkin Cheesecake

30  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.


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Festive Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Oreo Baking Crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 3 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 1 cup whole pecans

Instructions

  • Combine  crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Whisk  together pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
  • Beat  cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch in large bowl; blend in pumpkin mixture. Pour over crust. Bake at 350°F for 50 to 55 min. or until centre is just set. Remove from oven, cool 5 min. and run knife around rim of pan. Cool completely at room temperature. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove  side of pan. Drizzle chocolate in random pattern over cheesecake. Place pecans around side and in circle in top of cheesecake.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraFor easy drizzling, pour melted chocolate into small plastic bag. Poke a small hole in bottom of bag and squeeze out chocolate.

*Ready In time does not include cooling and refrigeration time.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 456 
  • Total fat 33.3 g
  • Sodium 395 mg
  • Carbohydrate 35.2 g
  • Dietary fibre 2 g
  • Protein 6.5 g
  • Vitamin A 77 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 17 %DV
  • Iron 14 %DV

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