Easy Sweet Potato Cheesecake

36  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 3 hr 50 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

Mashed sweet potatoes and spices lend unique flavor to this classic treat. The cheesecake is topped with pecans and a drizzle of maple-flavored syrup.

Easy Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup drained canned sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  •  dash ground cloves
  •  dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 HONEY MAID Graham Pie Crust (6 oz.)
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. maple-flavored or pancake syrup

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350°F. Beat first 7 ingredients with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
  • Pour  into crust; top with nuts.
  • Bake  40 min. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours. Drizzle with syrup just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseShare this luscious dessert at your next holiday celebration with loved ones.

Pumpkin Praline-Pecan CheesecakePrepare as directed, substituting 1/2 cup canned pumpkin for the sweet potatoes and packed brown sugar for the granulated sugar.

SubstitutePrepare using Neufchatel cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 390 
  • Total fat 27 g
  • Saturated fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Sodium 290 mg
  • Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sugars 20 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 70 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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