White Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

I found this recipe on a 3x5 card at the Super Wal-Mart near my nephews, and am posting it so that I can find it for next Thanksgiving. This is a recipe I simply cannot wait to try, and am hoping to make it up before the holidays to make sure it is as absolutely decandent as it sounds.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For crust place cookies in large food processor; process into fine crumbs. Add 2 tablespoons of the sugar and melted butter; process just until combined. Press into bottom of 9 -inch springform pan; set aside.
  2. For filling place cream cheese and 1 cup of the sugar in food processor; process until smooth. Add pumpkin, melted chocolate, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg; process until combined. Pour into crust-lined pan. Place springform pan in shallow baking pan.
  3. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until center appears nearly set when gently shaken. Remove; cool on wire rack 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, for Almond Topping combine almonds, 2 tablespoons butter and 1 teaspoon sugar in food processor; cover and process until combined. Spread evenly in shallow baking pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until toasted, stirring occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle almond topping on cheesecake. Loosen and remove sides of springform pan. Cool cheesecake 1 hour more. Cover loosely; chill at least 4 hours or overnight.
  6. ** Cool and chill time extra and not included in prep or cooking time.

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