Friday, November 22, 2013

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie/Lowfat

1cup ginger
snap cookie, crumbs
1tablespoon brown sugar
3tablespoon butter, or margarine, melted
1each gelatin, envelope, unflavored
1/4cup skim milk, cold
1/2cup skim milk, boiling
16oz can pumpkin
8oz cream cheese, softened, lite
3/4cupbrown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cloves, ground
1 cup whip topping, frozen, lite, thawed

In 9-inch pie plate, combine gingersnap crumbs and 1 tb brown sugar. Drizzle with melted margarine. Pat crumbs into bottom and up side of pie plate to make crust; set aside.

In blender, sprinkle unflavored gelatin over cold milk; let stand 2 minutes. Add hot milk and process at low speed until gelatin is completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Add pumpkin, cream cheese, 3/4 c brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and cloves. Process at high speed until thoroughly blended, scraping sides frequently, about 5 minutes.

Pour into prepared crust. Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Top with whipped topping.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Pumpkin Frangelico Cheesecake

Pumpkin Frangelico Cheesecake Recipe

24 Gingersnaps
1/2 c Butter -- melted
3 tb Sugar

16 oz Cream cheese -- softened
16 oz Pumpkin puree
5 Eggs
3/4 c Sugar, brown
1/2 c Frangelico liqueur
3/4 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/2 ts Ginger, ground
1/4 ts Nutmeg, ground
1/8 ts Cloves, ground
1 t Vanilla extract

2 c Sour cream
1/4 c Sugar, granulated
1/4 c Frangelico liqueur
10 Hazelnuts, whole

Combine ginger snaps and sugar in food processor and process until fine. With machine running, add melted butter and process until crumbly. Pat into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Freeze for 20 minutes.

In food processor or by hand, beat cream cheese, pumpkin, eggs, sugar, 1/2 cup Frangelico, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and vanilla until completely smooth. Pour into prepared crust and bake at 350F for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk together the sour cream, sugar and Frangelico for topping. Carefully pour over top of hot cake, smoothing with a spatula. Bake for 10-15 minutes longer or until edges begin to bubble.

Remove from oven, cool completely and refrigerate overnight. To serve, run a small knife around the edge of the cake and then release the spring form. Transfer to serving platter. Decorate with whipped cream and whole hazelnuts. Leave cake at room temperature for 45 minutes before serving to improve flavour.

From David Wood Dessert Book Calgary Sun, Monday, October 30, 1990 per Fred Towner Submitted By WARING@IMA.INFOMAIL.COM (SAM WARING) On 3 JUL 1995

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Pumpkin Harvest Cheesecake

Pumpkin Harvest Cheesecake

3/4 C Chocolate wafer crumbs
1/3 C Pecans, finely chopped
3 Tb Butter
1 1/2 C Canned pumpkin
3 Eggs, room temperature
1/2 C Brown sugar, firm packed
1 1/2 Ts Cinnamon
1/2 Ts Ground ginger
1/2 Ts Nutmeg
3 Pk Cream Cheese, 8 Oz. Pkgs. softened
1/2 C Sugar
1 Tb Cornstarch

Heat oven to 350F/180C. Combine first three ingredients and press onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

Whisk together pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar and spices. Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch; blend in pumpkin mixture. Pour over crust. Bake 50-55 minutes, or until centre is just set. Remove from oven and run knife around rim of pan. Cool thoroughly at room temperature. Refrigerate overnight. Serves 10-12.

Variations: Drizzle chocolate in random pattern over cheesecake using an easy piping technique. Simply melt 2 squares of Baker Semi-sweet Chocolate over hot water.

Pour chocolate into a small plastic bag. Poke a small hole in bottom of bag and squeeze to drizzle chocolate. Place whole pecans around sides of cheesecake and in circl on top of cake.

Source: Philadelphia Cream Cheese promo in Canadian Living magazine [Nov 94]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

2 c Vanilla wafer crumbs
1 t Vanilla
1/4 c Margarine, melted
3 Eggs
16 oz Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1 c Canned pumpkin
3/4 t Cinnamon
1/4 t Ground nutmeg
3/4 c Sugar

Combine crumbs and margarine; press into bottom and sides of 9 inch springform pan.
Combine Neufchatel cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Reserve 1 cup Neufchatel Cheese mixture; add pumpkin, remaining sugar and spices to remaining Neufchatel cheese mixture. Mix well.
Layer half of pumpkin mixture and half of Neufchatel cheese mixture over crust; repeat layers. Cut through batter with knife several times for marble effect.

Bake at 350f 55 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill. 10-12 servings.
From package of Light Philadelphia Brand Neufchatel Cheese. overnight.
Remove the side of the pan and garnish the top of the cheesecake with the pecans.

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

Monday, November 11, 2013

Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake

Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake Recipe

1 1/2 c Gingersnap Crumbs
1/2 c Finely Chopped Pecans
1/3 c Margarine, Melted 16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
3/4 c Sugar
1 t Vanilla
3 ea Eggs
1 c Canned Pumpkin
3/4 t Cinnamon 1/4 t Ground Nutmeg

Combine crumbs, pecans and margarine; press onto bottom and 1 1/2-inches up sides of 9-inch springform pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F., 10 minutes. Combine cream cheese, 1/2 c sugar and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Reserve 1 c batter, chill. Add remaining sugar, pumpkin and spices to remaining batter; mix well.
Alternately layer pumpkin and cream cheese batters over crust. Cut through batters with knife several times for marble effect.
Bake at 350 degrees F., 55 minutes.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pumkin Cheesecake Recipe

CRUST 3/4 c Graham wafer crumbs
3 tb Melted butter or margarine
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1/4 ts Nutmeg
FILLING 1 c Cream cheese (1/2 lb or 250g
1/4 c Sugar
1 lg Egg 2/3 c Pumpkin, cooked or canned
3/4 ts Cinnamon 1/4 ts Cloves

GARNISH Whipped cream or topping In a small bowl, combine graham wafers, spices and melted butter. Mix together and press into 8x8 pan lined with tinfoil.
Place cream cheese in large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in sugar then egg.
Blend dry ingredients together and beat into cream cheese mixture. Beat in pumpkin. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake at 325 F about 40 min or until filling is just set.
Cool on a wire rack for one hour, then refrigerate until serving time.

Garnish with whipped cream or topping just before serving. Serve like a pie or in smaller squares.

Adapted from Lucerne folder from Safeway, Fall 1993 by Elizabeth Rodier Tested Oct 93 using Graham Cracker Crust from
Choice Cooking and Mock Whipped Cream from Jean Anderson Sin-Free Desserts reposted by Karen Mintzias in Intercook Apr 93.

Pumkin Cheesecake Recipe

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Lemon Delight Cheesecake Recipe

Lemon Delight Cheesecake

1 1/2 c Graham Cracker Crumbs
1/4 c Sugar
1/2 c Margarine, Melted
1 ea Env. Unflovored Gelatin
1/3 c Cold Water
1/3 c Lemon Juice
3 ea Large Eggs, Separated
1/2 c Sugar
1 t Grated Lemon Peel
16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened* * Or use 2 8-oz containers of Philly soft cream cheese.


Combine crumbs, sugar and margarine; reserve 1/2 cup. Press remaining onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Soften gelatine in water, stir over low heat until dissolved. Add juice, egg yolks, 1/4 cup sugar, and peel; cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat, 5 minutes.

Gradually add to cream cheese, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer unitl well blended. Beat egg whites, until foamy; gradually add remaining sugar beating until stiff peaks form.

Fold into cream cheese mixture; pour over crust. Top with reserved crumbs; chill until firm.

Lemon Cheesecake

Friday, April 5, 2013

Key Lime Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Key Lime Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

1 Cup Shortbread Cookie Crumbs -- (15 cookies)
2 Tbsp Butter -- melted

24 Ounces Cream Cheese -- softened
1 Cup Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tbsp Grated Lime Peel -- (about 2 limes)
1/4 Cup Lime Juice

1 10 Oz Pkg Frozen Raspberries In Syrup -- thawed
1 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/3 Cup Red Currant Jelly

Combine cookie crumbs with butter and press into bottom of 9 inch springform pan; refrigerate. In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time, blending until smooth. Add remaining filling ingredients, beating until smooth. Pour over prepared crust.

Bake at 325 F for 55 to 65 minutes or until set. To minimize cracking, place a shallow pan half full of hot water on lower rack during baking. Turn oven off; let cheesecake stand in oven 30 minutes with door open at least 4 inches. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes. Remove sides of pan; cool to room temperature on wire rack. Refrigerate overnight or up to three days. For sauce, drain raspberries, reserving syrup. Add water to syrup to make 3/4 cup.

In small saucepan, combine syrup mixture and cornstarch; mix well. Add jelly; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and clear. Stir in raspberries. Refrigerate until cold. Serve cheesecake slices with sauce.

Key Lime Cheesecake

Friday, March 29, 2013

Kahlua Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

Kahlua Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

3/4 c Gingersnap crumbs
3/4 c Graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c Powdered surgar
1/4 c Melted unsalted butter
2 pk 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c Granulated sugar
4 Eggs 1 cn (1 pound) pumpkin
1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1/4 ts Ground ginger
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1/2 c Kahlua

In a bowl, combine gingersnap and graham cracker crumbs with powdered sugar and butter. Toss to combine. Spread evenly onto bottom of 8-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees F 5 minutes. Cool. In mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add granulated sugar and beat until light. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until well after each addition. Transfer 1 cup mixture to seperate bowl and blend in pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and Kahlua. Pour half of pumpkin mixture into prepared crust. Top with half of cream cheese mixture.

Repeat layers using remaining pumpkin and cream cheese mixtures. Using table knife, cut through layers with uplifting motion in four to five places to create marbled effect. Place on baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Without opening oven door, let cake stand in turned off oven 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool, then chill. Remove from pan.

Kahlua Cheesecake

Friday, March 22, 2013

Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake

1 c Vanilla wafer crumbs 1/2 c Chopped pecans 3 T Granulated sugar 1/4 c Margarine, melted

2 pk 8-ounce cream cheese, soften
1/2 c Packed brown sugar
2 Eggs
1 pk 6-ounce semi-sweet chocolate
3 T Amaretto

2 c Sour cream
2 T Granulated sugar

BASE: Combine crumbs, pecans, granulated sugar and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 325, 10 minutes.

BODY: Combine cream cheese and brown sugar, mixing at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in chocolate and liqueur; pour over crust. Bake at 325, 35 minutes.

TOPPING: Increase oven temperature to 425. Combine sour cream and granulated sugar; carefully spread over cheesecake. Bake at 425, 10 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill. Garnish with chocolate leaves, if desired.

Chocolate Cheesecake

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake

Chocolate Amaretto
Cheesecake Crust
1 1/2 cups finely chopped blanched almonds
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted

 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.Combine the almonds, sugar and butter in a mixing bowl, mixing well. Press onto the bottom and 1/3 of the way up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Reduce the oven heat to 325 degrees F.

5 ounces milk chocolate chips
 5 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup amaretto liqueur
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream (at room temperature)

 Melt the chocolate chips and butter with the Amaretto in a double boiler, stirring until smooth. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar together. Add the eggs and sour cream, mixing well. Pour in the chocolate mixture and blend. Pour into the prepared crust and bake for 45 minutes. Cool to room temperature and remove the sides of the pan. Chill before serving.

 Chocolate Cheesecake