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Cheesecake With Pine Nuts And Pumpkin-Apple Butter

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Ingredients
  Apple butter 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Purchased)
  Canned pumpkin 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Pure)
  Apple juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Graham crackers 12 , broken into pieces (Whole)
  Packed golden brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Unsalted butter 5 Tablespoon, melted
  Cream cheese 32 Ounce (Four 8-Ounce Packages, Room Temperature)
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 Large
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 Package, Room Temperature)
  Sour cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
Directions

FOR PUMPKIN-APPLE BUTTER:
Mix apple butter, pumpkin, and applejuice in small bowl, do ahead can be made 2 days ahead.
Cover and refrigerate.
For crust: Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grind graham crackers and sugar in processor until fine crumbs form.
Add nuts; using on/off turns, blend until nuts are coarsely chopped.
Add butter; blend until moist crumbs form.
Press crumb mixture onto bottom and 2 1/2 inches up sides of 10-inch springform pan.
Bake crust until golden, about 10 minutes; cool.
For filling: Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese in large bowl until smooth.
Beat in next 5 ingredients.
Beat in eggs, 1 at a time.
Pour batter into crust.
Bake cheesecake until puffed at edges and set in center, about 55 minutes.
MEANWHILE, PREPARE TOPPING:
Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese in medium bowl until smooth.
Beat in next 5 ingredients.
Spoon topping over hot cheesecake; place directly in refrigerator.
Chill uncovered overnight.Cut around cake; remove pan sides.
Sprinkle nuts around top edge of cake.
Serve with pumpkin apple butter.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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