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Gluten-free pumpkin spice cheesecake with Bourbon Maple whipped cream and sugared pecans. A delicious fall dessert recipe. | WhatAGirlEats.com
Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake With Bourbon-Maple Whipped Cream
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake on with a gluten free gingersnap cookie crust and bourbon-maple whipped cream and sugared pecans. Slightly adapted from the Joy of Baking.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 248 kcal
Author: Cynthia
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Crust
  3. In a medium sized bowl, combine crushed gingersnaps, pecans, sugar and butter.
  4. Press the mixture evenly onto the bottom of the prepared springform pan.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Let cool.
  6. Filling
  7. In a small bowl, combine sugar, salt and spices.
  8. In the bowl of an electric mixer on low speed, beat the cream cheese until smooth (about 2 minutes) Gradually add the sugar mixture and beat until creamy and smooth (1 to 2 minutes). Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, scraping down sides of the bowl each time.
  9. Mix in the vanilla extract and pumpkin puree.

  10. Pour the filling over the crust and place springform pan inside of a larger roasting pan. Fill roasting pan with boiling water 1/2 way up the sides of the springform pan.
  11. Bake the cheesecake for 30 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 325 degrees F. and continue to bake the cheesecake another 10-20 minutes, or until the edges of the cheesecake are puffed, but the center is still a little wet and jiggles when you gently shake the pan. Total baking time 40-60 minutes.

  12. After removing the cheesecake from springform pan, gently press sugared pecans around edge of crust if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake With Bourbon-Maple Whipped Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 158mg5%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 3395IU68%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.