Spider Web Pumpkin Cheesecake

58  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 6 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Spider Web Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 18 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 tsp. butter or margarine

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Mix  cookie crumbs and melted butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add pumpkin and spice; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake  50 to 55 min. or until center is almost set; cool slightly. Carefully spread sour cream over top of cheesecake. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim.
  • Melt  chocolate as directed on package. Add 1 tsp. butter; stir until butter is melted and mixture is well blended. Drizzle over cheesecake in spiral pattern. Starting at center of cheesecake, pull toothpick through lines from center of cheesecake to outside edge to resemble a spider's web. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseLooking for a dessert to make for Halloween? This special-occasion dessert is sure to fit the bill since it makes enough to serve a crowd of 16.

Make it EasyFor easy drizzling, pour melted chocolate into small plastic bag. Snip off a small piece from one of the bottom corners of the bag. Gently squeeze bag to drizzle chocolate over cheesecake as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 320 
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sodium 250 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 100 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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