Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients

For crust you will need:
1 package graham crackers
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ cup white sugar
For pumpkin cheesecake you will need:
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
¾ cup sugar
1 can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
3 eggs
For cream cheese icing you will need:
1 package (8 0z) cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup white sugar
Juice of half an orange

Preparation

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare baking pan. In food processor, combine all ingredients for crust and blend until a fine crumb mixture has formed. Press to bottom of baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
2
Using a stand mixer combine all ingredients for pumpkin cheesecake on medium speed. Pour over hot base and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until set and dry in center. Let cool completely.
3
In stand mixer combine ingredients needed for icing and blend until smooth. Gently spread over pumpkin cheesecake. Cut into even squares and serve. Store covered in refrigerator.

 



Added:

Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 4:42pm

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