'Tis the season of the pumpkin, and what better way to celebrate it than to transform this wonderful ingredient into a flavorful, creamy, delectable dessert! This pumpkin cheesecake recipe is always a popular request around Thanksgiving and during the Winter Holidays. It's a perfect dessert for finishing off any holiday meal.
Pumpkin cheesecake is relatively easy to make. This recipe does not require any "special" ingredients. All the ingredients can be found at almost any large grocery store. There is a little bit of technique involved. If you've made cheesecake before, this should be a walk in the park. The only complicated part for beginners might be learning how to bake with a water bath (aka Bain-Marie). Just follow the simple steps and you should be well on your way to creating this delicious dessert. The outcome is a firm, creamy pumpkin flavored cheesecake sitting on top of a crisp graham cracker crust, mixed with a hint of pumpkin pie spice. Once you take a bite, you'll find that it's all worth the effort.