Pumpkin Rum Cheesecake Recipe
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Pumpkin Rum Cheesecake
1 cup crushed
gingersnaps (15 cookies)
1/4 cup ground pecans
1/4 cup butter, melted
24 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 cups canned pumpkin
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoon rum flavoring
3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon rum flavoring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine gingersnaps, 1/4 cup pecans and melted butter. Press onto bottom of a
9-inch springform pan.
In large mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs, pumpkin,
cinnamon, 1 1/2 teaspoons rum flavoring and the spices, beating just until
mixture is smooth. Pour into the prepared spring-form pan. Sprinkle with
Bake for 70 minutes or until almost set (center will jiggle slightly). Cool in
pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen sides; cool completely. Chill for at
least 4 hours.
To serve, remove sides of pan. Beat cream and 1/4 teaspoon rum flavoring until
stiff peaks form. Pipe over cheesecake and sprinkle with additional pecans.
Serves 12 to 16.