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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline Sauce

Here is great holiday dessert from Chef Jodi Gogis...

Ingredients:

Crust:
2 cups crushed ginger snaps
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter

Filling:
3 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese
3/4 cup sugar
5 eggs
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 pound plain canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Preparation:

 

Crust:
Mix all crust ingredients. Press mixture into bottom and about 3/4 inch up sides of buttered 9 inch springform pan. Chill.

Filling:
Cream first 3 ingredients. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add remaining ingredients, beat 3 – 5 minutes, scraping bowl. Pour into chilled crust. Place on edged baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours. Cool, cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.

Praline Sauce

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups brown sugar
2/3 cup light corn syrup
4 tablespoons butter
5.3 ounces evaporated milk
Crushed pecans

Preparation:

Mix first 3 ingredients, bring to a boil, add milk and simmer until thickened. Add crush pecans.