Still a favorite at my brothers house on the holidays


  • 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 32 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 large eggs 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 lb can pumpkin (not pumpkin pie ca)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • candied walnuts


Butter bottom and side of 9 in. spring form pan. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs. Shake pan leave excess crumbs on bottom. Heat over 325 degrees. Beat cream cheese till fluffy, beat in sugar, add eggs 1 at a time. Beat in flour, salt , pumpkin and spice. Pour into pan.

Bake 1 1/2 hours or until firm around sides and soft in middle. Let cool in oven 30 minutes. sprinkle walnuts and cream on top

Makes 10 normal servings (less at our house)

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Hand me down from my mother
Submitted By: Dianna Stant
Pumpkin Cheesecake