Cheesecake, pie and pumpkin—three of our favourite things—come together in this creamy Thanksgiving showstopper dessert. All we can say is yum!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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3/4 cup graham crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
3/4 cup packed brown sugar, divided
3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted
1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. corn starch
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. water
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
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How do I make it ?
Mix graham crumbs, nuts, 1/4 cup each brown and granulated sugar, and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Whisk pumpkin, remaining brown sugar, eggs and spices until well blended. Beat cream cheese, remaining granulated sugar and corn starch in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add pumpkin mixture; mix just until blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours. Meanwhile, prepare Praline.
Bring sugar and water to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling, without stirring, 5 to 7 min. or until syrup is thickened and golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in nuts. Spread onto parchment-covered baking sheet. Cool. Break into bite-size pieces.
Top Cheesecake with Cool Whip and Praline just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 sec. or just until cream cheese is softened.
Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent cheesecake on special occasions.
Prepare using Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread and Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 24 g
Saturated fat 12 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Total carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary fibre 2 g
Sugars 30 g
Protein 6 g
Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (111 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.