Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

  American Cheesecake

1 1/2 c. vanilla wafer crumbs
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. ground pecans
1/4 c. melted butter
8 oz. package cream cheese
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 c. solid-pack pumpkin
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla
8 oz. whipped topping

Mix the wafer crumbs, sugar, pecans and melted butter and press in a spring-form pan. Bake 5 minutes @ 350.
Beat cream cheese, sugars, pumpkin and lemon juice. Add spices and fold in whipped topping. Pour over crumb crust.
This can be served with a cranberry glaze by cooking together 1 c. water, 1 c. sugar and 12 oz pkg. cranberries. Cook for 10 minutes and thicken with cornstarch. Cool and spread over cheesecake. Garnish with whipped topping.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

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