Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake

Prep:
25 mins
Cooking:
70 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
180 mins
Yields:
16 servings

Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake is a wonderful combination of pumpkin and cream cheese topped with chopped pecans and brown sugar. With its amazing flavors, it is a very special dessert all will enjoy at your next family gathering or holiday party.

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • PRALINES
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • CHEESECAKE
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (30 oz.) LIBBY'S® Easy Pumpkin Pie Mix

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE
graham cracker crumbs and granulated sugar in large bowl. Stir in butter. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.

FOR PRALINES:
COMBINE
nuts, brown sugar and water in same bowl. Reserve 3/4 cup praline mixture for topping. Sprinkle remaining praline mixture over crumbs in pan.

BAKE for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.

FOR CHEESECAKE:
BEAT
cream cheese, brown sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in same bowl. Beat in eggs. Beat in pumpkin pie mix. Spoon over nuts and crust.

BAKE for 50 to 60 minutes or until edge is set but center still moves slightly. Sprinkle with reserved praline mixture.

BAKE for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until center is set. Run knife around edge of cheesecake. Cool in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of springform pan.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/16 servings of recipe
  • Calories 340
  • Calories from Fat 170

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 18g 28%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 33%
  • Cholesterol 50mg 17%
  • Sodium 200mg 9%
  • Carbohydrates 41g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
  • Sugars 30g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 60%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 10%

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