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                         PUMPKIN MARBLE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 15   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Desserts
                 Vegetables                       Pumpkin
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/4  cup           Gingersnap crumbs
      3/4  cup           Finely chopped pecans
      1/2  cup           Margarine -- melted
   24      ounce         Cream cheese -- softened
    1 1/8  cup           Sugar
    1 1/2  teaspoon      Vanilla
    4 1/2                Eggs
    1 1/2  cup           Canned pumpkin
    1 1/8  teaspoon      Cinnamon
      3/8  teaspoon      Ground nutmeg
 
 Combine crumbs, pecans and margarine; press onto bottom and 1 1/2-inches up
 sides of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees F., 10 minutes. Combine
 cream cheese, 1/2 c sugar and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric
 mixer until well blended.
 
 Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Reserve 1 c batter,
 chill. Add remaining sugar, pumpkin and spices to remaining batter; mix well.
 Alternately layer pumpkin and cream cheese batters over crust. Cut through
 batters with knife several times for marble effect. Bake at 350 degrees F., 55
 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.  Chill.
 
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