*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          PUMPKIN PECAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies                             Cheesecakes
                 Nuts                             Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----TOPPING-----
      3/4   c            Firmly pkd. brown sugar*
    6       tb           (3/4) stick butter*
    1 1/2   c            Chopped pecans*
    1 1/2   c            Graham crkr crumbs
                         -----FILLING-----
    1       c            Sugar
    6       tb           (3/4) stick butter -- melted
    3                    8oz pkgs cream cheese
      3/4   c            Firmly packed brn sugar
    5                    Eggs
    1       lb           Canned solid packed pumpkin
      1/2   c            Whipping cream
      1/2   ts           Ground cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Ground nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Ground cloves
 
    *1st 4 ingredients are topping.  The rest are the
   cheesecake. For topping:
   Place sugar in small bowl. Add butter and cut in until
   mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir pecans into
   mixture.  Set aside. For cheesecake: Blend crumbs; 1/4
   cup sugar and butter in medium bowl. Press crumb
   mixture in bottom and up sides of 9x2 1/2 inch
   springform pan. Chill. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
   Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese in large bowl
   until smooth. Mix in remaining 3/4 cup sugar and brown
   sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time and beat until fluffy.
   Blend in pumpkin, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
   Pour into crust.
    Bake until center no longer moves when pan is shaken,
   about 1 1/2 hours. Sprinkle topping over cheesecake.
   Bake 15 minutes.
    Transfer to rack to cool.  Cover and refrigerate
   overnight. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead.)
  
 
 
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