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This golden recipe includes pumpkin, cream cheese, maple syrup, pecans, and spices.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

For the maple-pumpkin baseEdit

  1. Preheat oven to 325º. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter]; press firmly on bottom of a 9-inch spring-form pan.
  2. With the mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  3. Add pumpkin, eggs, syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Pour into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake 1 ½ hours or until the center appears nearly set when shaken.
  5. Cool 1 hour. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
  6. To serve, spoon some maple pecan sauce over the cheesecake. Garnish with whipped cream and pecans.
  7. Pass the remaining sauce. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

Maple pecan glaze Edit

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine 1 cup whipping cream and 3/4 cup pure maple syrup; bring to a boil.
  2. Boil rapidly, 15 to 20 minutes, or until slightly thickened; stir occasionally. Stir in ½ cup chopped pecans.
  3. Cover and chill until served. Stir before serving.


How to Make the Pumpkin Cheesecake

How to Make the Pumpkin Cheesecake

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