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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline Topping

There are no words to describe how decadent, how delicious this Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline Pecan Topping is. This recipe takes 3 of my favorite holiday desserts and combines them into one... pumpkin pie, cheesecake, and pecan pie. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Cheesecake, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Cheesecake
Servings: 16
Calories: 693kcal
Author: Erica Walker

Equipment

  • 9 inch springform pan

Ingredients

Crust:

Filling:

Topping:

Instructions

For crust:

  • Preheat oven to 425-degrees. In medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar, pecans, and coconut. Add melted butter and mix until all crumbs become moist with butter. Press down flat into a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
    Pressed Pumpkin Cheesecake crust in a springform pan.

For filling:

  • Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pumpkin puree, eggs, egg yolk, sour cream, sugar and the spices. Add flour and vanilla. Beat together until well combined.
    Bowl of Pumpkin Cheesecake batter. Mixing whisk on the side.
  • Pour into crust. Spread out evenly and place in oven for 15 mintues, then reduce heat to 350-degrees and bake for 45 minutes (you may have to bake longer depending on elevation... just keep an eye on it). Remove from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.
    Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake in a springform pan.

For topping:

  • In heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt 3 Tbsp. butter. Add pecans and cook 5 minutes or until browned. Remove from heat and place pecans in separate bowl. Set aside. Using the same saucepan, melt remaining 4 Tbsp. butter.
    Pot of pecan and butter for Pumpkin Cheesecake topping.
  • Whisk in brown sugar, flour and corn syrup until thoroghly blended. Cook on high for 6-8 minutes until sugar is dissolved and sauce thickens. Remove from heat and let stand 2 minutes. Stir in evaporated milk and pecans and allow to cool and thicken (about an hour).
    Pot of Caramel pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake topping.
  • Once sauce thickens spoon over cheesecake and serve with whipped cream.
    Pumpkin Cheesecake on a cake platter with caramel pecan and whipped cream.

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Nutrition

Calories: 693kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 74g | Vitamin A: 5146IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg