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Mardi's Pumpkin Cheesecake

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This is really creamy and not too sweet! Using spicy crumbs like grahams with cinnamon or gingersnaps adds a little kick! Folks really enjoy this alternative to traditional pumpkin pie for the holidays.


Serves: 1 cheesecake

  • 250 millilitres crumbs graham crackers
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter (or margarine, melted)
  • 454 grams softened cream cheese
  • 188 millilitres sugar
  • 454 grams pumpkin (canned)
  • 1¼ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 500 millilitres sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Mardi's Pumpkin Cheesecake is a community recipe submitted by mardibug and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Combine crust ingredients. Press into bottom of a 9-in. springform pan; chill.
  • For filling, beat cream cheese and sugar in a large mixing bowl until well blended. Beat in pumpkin, spices and salt. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  • Pour into crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, for topping, combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla.
  • Spread over filling; return to the oven for 5 minutes. Cool on rack; chill overnight.
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