Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake
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Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    pecans, finely chopped
  • 11   tablespoons 
    granular sugar substitute (sucralose), divided
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 2   tablespoons 
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1   
    large egg white
  • 24   ounces 
    cream cheese, soften
  • 1   cup 
    heavy cream
  • 15   ounces 
    canned pumpkin puree
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla extract
  • 1   teaspoon 
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 3   
    large eggs
Directions
1.
For the crust: Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.
Combine pecans, a tablespoon sugar substitute and cinnamon in a food processor. Process until finely ground. Toss with butter and egg white; press onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan, rounding up to cover the pan seam. Bake until golden and set, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
3.
For the filling: Reduce oven to 325 degrees F.
4.
Combine cream cheese, 23 cup sugar substitute and cream in a large bowl. Beat until smooth with an electric mixer at medium speed. Add pumpkin puree, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice, mixing to combine. Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until combined.
5.
Pour batter over crust. Bake until just set, 45 to 50 minutes. Turn off oven and let stand 10 minutes; transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
6.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled, 4 hours or overnight. Slice and serve.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 484, Fat, total (g) 47, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 9, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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