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       Title: Pumpkin Cheesecake
  Categories: Desserts, Cheesecake, Sthrn/livng
       Yield: 10 servings
  
     1/3 c  Butter (or marg.); softened
     1/3 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
   1 1/4 c  Flour, all-purpose
      16 oz Cream cheese; softened
     3/4 c  Sugar
       2 c  Pumpkin; cooked, mashed
       1 ts Cinnamon, ground
     1/4 ts Ginger, ground
     1/4 ts Nutmeg, ground
         ds Salt
       2    Eggs
            Cream; whipped
  
   Cream butter and 1/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy; blend in egg.
   Add flour, mixing well.  Spread dough on bottom and 2 inches up sides
   of a 9 springform pan.  Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.  Remove
   form oven; lower oven temperature to 350 degrees.
   
   Combine cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar; beat at medium speed of
   electric mixer until smooth.  Blend in pumpkin, spices, and salt. Add
   eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Pour into
   baked crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.
   
   Loosen cake from sides of pan; cool.  Remove rim of pan; chill.
   Garnish with whipped cream.
   
   SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in the 1970s. Typos by
   Nancy Coleman
  
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