Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Gingersnap Crust

Posted by Chef Natasha on 11th Oct 2011

pumpkin cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Gingersnap Crust is one of the great cheesecake recipe. You can just place a ginger snap in the bottom of a muffin tin lined with a paper liner and pour on the filling to make it more delicious crust filling and serving it on “seagreen tableware piece” makes it look more yummylicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs
  • 3/4 cup ground hazelnuts
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups canned solid pack pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 4 eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Using a fork, combine gingersnaps, hazelnuts, 3 tablespoons brown sugar and melted butter. Press mixture onto the bottom and two inches up the sides of the pan to form the crust.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the pumpkin. Mix in the cream, maple syrup, cinnamon, allspice and vanilla. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, mixing until smooth.
  4. Pour batter into prepared crust. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until center of cheesecake is set. Allow to cool in pan for 30 minutes, then refrigerate overnight.