Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake

A gingersnap crust and ground ginger in the filling give this festive pumpkin cheesecake its rich ginger flavor.

Ingredients
Serves: 12
Directions
20 mins Prep time 50 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
50 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Crust, mix all ingredients in medium bowl. Press evenly into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Set aside

  • For the Filling, beat cream cheese and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended. Add pumpkin, flour, vanilla and spices; beat until smooth. Pour into crust

  • Bake 50 minutes or until top is lightly browned and center is almost set. Turn off oven; let cheesecake stand in oven 1 hour. Remove from oven. Run small knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cheesecake. Cool in pan on wire rack

  • Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Serve with Vanilla Whipped Cream, if desired. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Cooking tip

Vanilla Whipped Cream: Beat 1 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 327Calories: 327Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Sodium: 272mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 19gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
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