Recipe: 3 – Step Pumpkin Cheesecake

It’s the time of year in America where everything is pumpkin flavored! Students and Host Families alike should take part in this U.S. phenomenon!

pumpkin cheesecake8 servings | Prep Time: 10 min. | Total Time 4hrs, 50 min.

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  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • dash ground cloves
  • dash ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ready-to-use cracker crumb crust (6 oz.) or to make your own crust see below.
  • 1 cup thawed whipped topping (i.e. Cool Whip)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

To Prepare Your Own Crust:
1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 stick of melted butter
In medium bowl, combine: crumbs, sugar, and cinnamon. Add melted butter and mix. Press down flat into a 10-inch spring form pan and set aside.


  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, pumpkin, vanilla, and spices in a large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs; beat just until blended.
  • Pour into crust
  • Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set.
  • Cool
  • Refrigerate 3 hours
  • Serve with whipped cream or caramel sauceโ€ฆor both!




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