Pumpkin Cheesecake

Adapted by Mike McCauley with ❤️.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 package peanut butter or pecan cookies
  • 1/2 package of graham crackers
  • 3 tablespoons butter

Filling

  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tablesppon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 eggs

Garnish

  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper + spray.
  3. Add cookies, graham crackers, and butter to food processer and chop until crust-like.
  4. Press the crust into the baking dish.
  5. Add cream cheese to bowl and beat with hand mixer until smooth.
  6. Add sugar, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice. Beat for 1 minute.
  7. Add eggs one at at time and beat to incorporate.
  8. Pour mixture into pie crust.
  9. Bake in oven for 45 minutes.
  10. Turn off oven, crack the door for 1 hour.
  11. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  12. Cover and place in fridge overnight.