Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 35 mins

I got this recipe from my husbands Aunt - an AMAZING cook! I can't seem to make this often enough for friends. It is a favorite, but it is a bit time consuming. The time is well worth it when you try your first bite!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter.
  2. Press into lightly greased 9x13-inch pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese.
  4. Add sugar & beat.
  5. Add eggs and beat together.
  6. Pour over graham cracker crust.
  7. Bake 20 minute @ 350 degrees.
  8. Let cool - to room temperature
  9. While cooling cheese cake mixture, on stove mix together in a small saucepan pumpkin, egg yolks, sugar, milk, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.
  10. Cook until mixture begins to thicken. (I cook for entire 20 minutes first layer is baking).
  11. Let cool.
  12. Beat egg whites until almost stiff.
  13. Add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form (peaks stand straight up when beaters are pulled out of mixture.)
  14. Fold egg whites into cooled pumpkin mixture. Pour over cream cheese layer.
  15. Spread cool whip over pumpkin mixture.
  16. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top.
  17. Refrigerate several hours before serving.

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