1. Line a non-stick round pie tin with a parchment paper in bottom.
2. Dice the raisins and apricot and set aside.
3. In a food processor, put all the crust ingredients together and grind until the ingredients combine well.
4. Transfer the ground mixture into the pie tin, scatter evenly and press it into the base, set aside.
5. In a blender, put all the ingredients for filling, putting cashew nuts at last.
6. Blend until all the ingredients, turn into a smooth puree.
7. Pour the pumpkin puree on the crust.
8. Tap the pie tin on working table, to smooth the top.
9. Place the pie tin in the refrigerator and allow to set it for about 4 hours.
10. Cut the Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake into wedges.
11. Serve chilled with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired.
Soak the pecans for 4 hours, then dehydrate them at 105 degrees F for 10 to 12 hours, to make them more digestible and less heavy.