Mondays Menu: Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

I have been searching the web for some different desserts to make for Thanksgiving next week. I love pumpkin pie just as much as the next person, but this year I want to mix it up a little bit. This pie is now officially part of our Thanksgiving menu.

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in eggs one at a time. Remove 1 cup of batter and spread into bottom of crust; set aside.
  3. Add pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to the remaining batter and stir gently until well blended. Carefully spread over the batter in the crust.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is almost set. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Cover with whipped topping before serving.

What dessert recipes are you planning for Thanksgiving this year?

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  1. About A Mom says:
  2. Bookworm Diva says:
  3. Robin Quick says:
  4. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says:

    two of my favorites, never thought about putting them together, thanks for the recipe

  5. karen hunter says:

    oh i just love cheese cake and this looks and sounds yummy

  6. Wow that looks delicious. Will definitely be printing this recipe. Pumpkin pie/Cheesecake blend- winning combination.

  7. I would make this more than once a year!

  8. Janet Mago says:

    Sounds so good I will have to make some thanks for sharing

  9. This sounds great! Thank you for the recipe. :)

  10. Kelly L says:

    Yum! I know what I’m making this Thanksgiving! Thank you for sharing

  11. Debbie Welchert says:

    The only cheesecake I have ever had is Cherry Cheesecake. This cheesecake looks so good and sounds like it is really easy to make. I’m definitely going to try it.

  12. Jessica Rocha~ says:

    This looks so good! Will try for the holidays!

  13. OMG I think I have died and gone to heaven! THANKS FOR THE GREAT RECIPE! Guess what is going to be for dessert this thanksgiving :P

  14. carren larsen says:

    This looks so yumy! How can you go wrong with pumpkn & cream cheese? May have to try this one.

  15. Ok , I’ll be honest, I didn’t even read the recipe and I pinned it based off the photo! LOL Seriously, it looks DELICIOUS and can’t wait to make it for Thanksgiving! My oldest daughter is going to LOVe this!

  16. I Love This Pie Had To Pin It . Thank You. Jerri Davis

  17. Sandy Cain says:

    I can honestly never say I’ve eaten (or seen) pumpkin cheesecake before. That being said, it’s also true that I’ve never had a ANY cheesecake I didn’t like! And this is a nice change from the usual pumpkin pie. SO good-looking! Pinned and worshipped, LOL!

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