Spiced Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe
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Recipe type: Cheesecake
Cuisine: Holiday Desserts
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Serves: 1 cheesecake- 8-10 servings
 
Spiced Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe - Decadent, creamy and perfectly luscious, this sweet potato cheesecake is the best of sweet potato pie but even richer and more delicious!
Ingredients
For the Crust:
  • 1½ cups crushed gingersnaps
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
For the Cheesecake:
  • 3 (8 ounces) packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup sour cream, room temperature
  • ¼ cup heavy cream, room temperature
  • 1¼ cups packed light brown sugar
  • ⅓-1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon McCormick ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon McCormick ground nutmeg
Instructions
For the Crust:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 inch spring form pan with non-stick baking spray. Make sure it is completely secure.
  2. Whisk together gingersnaps, sugar, and butter.
  3. Press gingersnap crust into the bottom of the pan and bake for 10 minutes then set aside.
For the Cheesecake:
  1. Add cream cheese, sour cream, heavy cream, brown sugar and granulated sugar to the mixing bowl and mix for about 4-5 minutes on high speed until well mixed.
  2. Mix in four eggs in one at a time until well incorporated then add in sweet potatoes and blend well.
  3. Slow mixer down to medium low and add flour, vanilla, ground cinnamon and nutmeg then add mixture into the springform pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour then turn off oven and leave cheesecake in the oven with door closed for 4 hours. Remove cheesecake from oven and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Serve with caramel sauce, nuts and whipped cream if desired.
Recipe by Grandbaby Cakes at http://www.grandbaby-cakes.com/2017/11/spiced-sweet-potato-cheesecake-recipe/