Chyrel's Recipes From Friends


Pumpkin Cheesecake


Ingredients:
16 ounces cream cheese
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon clove
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
5 eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
3 ounces semisweet chocolate (optional)
1/4 cup heavy cream (optional with chocolate)

For Crust:
3.4 cup graham crumbs
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons melted butter

Method:
Whip cream cheese, add sugar and spices. Add eggs one at a time. Add first 1/4 cup of heavy cream. If desired, bring second 1/4 cup of heavy cream to a boil and pour over chocolate to melt. Then swirl chocolate and cream into mix of ingredients above.

Mix graham crumbs, brown sugar, and melted butter together to make the crust. Butter pan, press in crust. Pour mix into pan and bake at 275 degrees for 60 minutes.

Note: Recipe times two equal one 10 inch cheesecake.

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