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Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake

This Halloween pumpkin cheesecake is a rich, creamy pumpkin flavored cheesecake, decorated to look like a spider web. Fun to make, too!

Halloween pumpkin cheesecake | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.comI am the queen at saying things that make you want to chew on your toes. THE Queen. If the position for emperor is open, I am certainly in the candidacy soon to be running for overlord. With this little tidbit of knowledge in mind I’m going to share a story.

 

The other night I was at a friend’s house and his roommate was keeping watch over our attempt to repair my sewing machine with his hot tea in hand. The roommate stood silently for a while while my friend and I carried on around him. Finally he spoke, “So, I went to visit my mom and step father last night.”

 

Pause. Long pause.

 

“And,” he continued, “he was complaining about being ill and he looked like a zombie.”

 

 

Pause. Long pause. So in an attempt to be polite and make conversation with the odd roommate, I replied, “Well, maybe he is a zombie. It’s kind of trendy these days.”

“Well, (pause) he died an hour ago so… ”

See, I told you, the queen.

Let’s change the subject and bake a Halloween pumpkin cheesecake.

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This Halloween pumpkin cheesecake is a rich, creamy pumpkin flavored cheesecake, decorated to look like a spider web. So fun to make! \\ See the recipe on PassTheSushi.com

Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 2 Tbsp.  butter or margarine, melted
  • 24 oz Cream Cheese
  • 3/4 cup  sugar
  • 15 oz Pumpkin
  • 1 Tbsp.  pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup  Sour Cream
  • 1 square Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 1 tsp.  butter or margarine

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or 325°F if using a dark 9-inch nonstick springform pan). 

For the Crust

  1. Mix cookie crumbs and 2 Tbsp. butter
  2. press firmly onto bottom of pan. Set aside.

For the Cheesecake

  1. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. 
  2. Add pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice; mix well. 
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. 
  4. Pour over crust.
  5. Bake 50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set; cool slightly. 
  6. Carefully spread sour cream over top of cheesecake. 
  7. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan.

Let's Decorate!

  1. Place chocolate and 1 tsp. butter in small microwaveable bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 30 sec.
  2. stir until chocolate is completely melted. 
  3. Drizzle over cheesecake in spiral pattern. 
  4. Starting at center of cheesecake, pull a toothpick through lines from center of cheesecake to outside edge of cheesecake to resemble a spider's web. 
  5. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. 
  6. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Notes

from Kraft Recipes

Isn’t this Halloween pumpkin cheesecake the perfect thing for a Halloween party?

I wonder if zombies like cheesecake…

 

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I hope everyone has a safe and happy Halloween!

Hey, if pumpkin cheesecake isn’t your thing, you should check out these other cheesecake recipes:

Maple Cheesecake with Cinnamon-Pear Topping

No Bake Cheesecake

Bananas Foster Cheesecake Bars

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Julie Verville

Thursday 1st of November 2018

What a fun cheesecake recipe! Thank you for sharing/

Rikki Ridgeway

Thursday 1st of November 2018

Cheesecake is my favorite dessert, but once added with Pumpkin - it's just on a whole nother level. Yummy! I can't wait to try this recipe for myself.

Courtney

Wednesday 31st of October 2018

Omg can we say yum?!? I just love Cheesecake!! Perfect treat for Halloween!

Daphne D Adams

Wednesday 31st of October 2018

I love all things pumpkin and I love cheesecake. Such a great combination of flavors and your pictures make me want to try this asap.

Sam

Wednesday 31st of October 2018

What an awkward conversation. I bet zombies would like this cheesecake. ? This is such an awesome idea and looks delicious!

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