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Delicious, Easy Pumpkin, Caramel Cheesecake.

Updated on April 1, 2018
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Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake.

All the recipes I put on HubPages I try to cook or bake them myself. I see so many recipes that have been copied from other sites and just posted on this site. Most recipes come from somewhere, but my goodness make them yourself before putting on HubPages.

I made this cheesecake in a springform pan, but it can be made in a 13X9 inch pan, recipe for both to follow.

I decorated it in Halloween candies. You don't have to use decoration you can instead put pecans on the top which is what it calls for. It's completely up to you how you do it.

Cook Time

Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour 10 min
Yields: 16

Ingredients

½ cup chopped pecans, divided

38 Ginger Snaps, finely crushed (about 1 ½ cup)

¼ cup butter melted

4 pkg. (8 oz. each) Cream Cheese, softened

1 cup sugar

1 can (15 0z.) pumpkin

1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp. vanilla

4 eggs

1 jar of ice cream caramel (I used Hersheys)

Instructions.

  1. Heat oven to 325°F Cream cheese and eggs should be at room temperature. Scrape bowl after each ingredient is added sides and bottom.
  2. Chop: ¼ cup nuts finely, place in medium bowl. Add gingersnap crumbs and butter: mix well. Press onto bottom of 10-inch springform pan.
  3. Getting Springform Pan Ready For Water Bath: Wrap springform pan in foil around the bottom and most of the way up the side. Place springform into a roasting pan. After putting in the cheesecake filling add boiling water half way up.
  4. Beat: Cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add pumpkin, spice and vanilla a, mix well, Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  5. Bake: 45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely Refrigerate 4 hours.
  6. Pour: Caramel sauce over the top after the cheesecake has cooled. Add decorations or rest of pecans on top of cheesecake.
  7. Serve: with whipped cream.
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Pumpkin, Caramel Cheesecake

4.6 stars from 10 ratings of Pumpkin, Caramel Cheesecake
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    • Paul Kuehn profile image

      Paul Richard Kuehn 

      2 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

      I am so hungry just looking at the pictures. Thanks for sharing a super recipe which I am sharing with Hubpages followers and on Facebook.

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      2 years ago from England

      I was all ready to read something else of yours, then I spotted this, drooled and then, well, I want to make one and eat it now, so much for my diet! LOL!

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      FlourishAnyway 

      2 years ago from USA

      Back again to say Yum!

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      Rebecca Mealey 

      2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      This looks so Yummy, and I love the way you decorated it!

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      Rachel L Alba 

      3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      I love anything pumpkin. So bring on any of your pumpkin recipes. I will be pinning this one for sure and my family will love it too. Thanks for sharing.

      Blessings to you.

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      Patricia Scott 

      3 years ago from sunny Florida

      Yum....these are calling my name...I know my family will enjoy these.

      Pumpkin is a favorite food and it just spells fall...

      Thank you for sharing these

      pinned shared g+ tweeted

      Angels are on the way to you this evening ps

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      3 years ago from America

      tillsontitan, Thank you for stopping by and for the vote and pins. It is a great cheesecake and just the right for this time of year.

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      Missy Smith 

      3 years ago from Florida

      Oh my goodness, moonlake! It's almost fall, my favorite season, and Pumpkin is one of my favorite things. My birthday is in November, but instead of baking cake, I actually make my favorite pumpkin and cream cheese pie.

      Your recipe looks so delicious! I'm excited. I will definitely have to try this in the coming months. :)

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      Mary Craig 

      3 years ago from New York

      That is certainly mouthwatering just to look at! Of course your authenticity makes it that much more special. Any kind of cheesecake is wonderful and this certainly fits the bill.

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting. Pinned too.

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      moonlake 

      3 years ago from America

      thumbi7, Thank you for stopping by I appreciate it.

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      JR Krishna 

      3 years ago from India

      Great recipe. Looks delicious. I have never added pumpkin to cake. We get fresh pumpkin here. But no clue as to what to do and how much to put in cake recipes. I will have to look up.

      Voted up and shared

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      Kristen Howe 

      3 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      This looks delicious enough to eat. I love cheesecake! Voted up for useful!

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      moonlake 

      3 years ago from America

      Tamirogers, Thank you for stopping by and for the vote.

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      Tami Rogers 

      3 years ago from Seattle, Washington

      This looks heavenly--cannot wait to try it!!! Voting up!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      joedolphin88, It is very good. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      Joe 

      4 years ago from north miami FL

      Great idea for a recipe, this sounds so good.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      PegCole17, Thank you and it is yummy.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      peachpurple, Thank you .....

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      Peg Cole 

      4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Oh man, this is a masterpiece. I love the way you've decorated the top of the cheesecake. The deco could easily be changed out, as you noted, for decorations that suit any season. This looks incredibly yummy!

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      peachy 

      4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love yr cheese cake

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      ChitrangadaSharan, Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      This sounds delicious and the combination of ingredients looks interesting! I would definitely try this one.

      Thanks for sharing the details and the pictures! Voted up!

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Denise Handlon, Thank you hope you enjoy it. Thanks for the up and shared.

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      Denise Handlon 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      OMG this recipe looks so divine! I love caramel anything and will be happy to try it for family and friends. YUM! UP and shared.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      vespawoolf , Come back anytime to browse I appreciate your visit.

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      vespawoolf 

      4 years ago from Peru, South America

      I came back to browse your photos and recipe for this delicious cheesecake. I am not a big fan of pumpkin pie, but I do enjoy a good pumpkin cheesecake and yours looks delicious! I like that you use pumpkin pie spice and decorate it with candies. Thank you for sharing.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      WriterJanis, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by.

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      Janis 

      4 years ago from California

      I love how festive this looks.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Indian Chef, Thank you I appreciate that.

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      Indian Chef 

      4 years ago from New Delhi India

      very nice hub ...voting it up

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Peggy W, Thank you for stopping by. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

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      Peggy Woods 

      4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Sharing this again! Perhaps if not in time for Thanksgiving tomorrow, some people may wish to make this delicious sounding dessert for another time. Happy Thanksgiving!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Suzanne Day, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by and for the vote and pin.

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      Suzanne Day 

      4 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      What a delicious looking cake! I want to eat it right now, but I will have to settle for following your recipe. Thank you for the useful step by step photos so I can follow it easily. Voted up and pinned!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      cclitgirl, Thanks so much for stopping by my hub I appreciate it.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Peggy W, It was delicious and I love ginger snaps so the crust was so good. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the ping.

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      Cynthia Calhoun 

      4 years ago from Western NC

      Wow! You had me at caramel - my utter weakness! Thank you so much, also for commenting over at my blog. I have been rather absent from HP of late, but seeing hubs like this - I must get back over here and write some more! Thank you for your inspiration! xo

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      Peggy Woods 

      4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Wow! That sounds rich and delicious. I'll bet that ginger snap crust is delicious. Perfect pie for this time of year. Pinning this!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      vespawoolf, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by.

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      vespawoolf 

      4 years ago from Peru, South America

      I was so excited to see a new recipe! I'm not a huge fan of pumpkin pie, but your pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce sounds just fabulous. I hope I have a chance to try it soon. Thanks!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      thumbi7, Thank you for stopping by I appreciate it.

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      JR Krishna 

      4 years ago from India

      It looks delicious...and beautiful..

      Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe..

    • moonlake profile imageAUTHOR

      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      RTalloni, Would it work with almond milk, my cousin uses that for a lot of recipes? Thanks so much for stopping by I appreciate it.

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      RTalloni 

      4 years ago from the short journey

      Oh me oh my oh! This looks just fabulous, and it would make such a beautiful presentation. Sometimes I do miss being able to eat desserts that contain cow milk. Maybe I could try it with cajeta and other goat's milk products one day.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Glimmer Twin Fan, Thank you I appreciate the pin and you stopping by my hub.

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      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 years ago

      Oh boy, another beautiful cheesecake. One of my weaknesses. Nice hub and will be pinning to make at a later date.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      June, Thank you and thanks for coming by.

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      4 years ago from America

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      4 years ago from America

      aviannovice, Thank you, my, my 45 hours I appreciate you letting me know. Thanks for stopping by.

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      4 years ago from America

      Aunt Jimi, Thank you and thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it.

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      June 

      4 years ago

      Great looking cheesecake. I like the way your hub looks good job. I'm going to add this recipe to my recipe box.

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Thank you for sharing this recipe. Certainly looks interesting.

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      Deb Hirt 

      4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Sounds fabulous!(check your cook time, though, under the Cook Time header)

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      Aunt Jimi 

      4 years ago from The reddest of the Red states!

      Oh dear, another delicious cheesecake! It looks so pretty too. I just love cheesecake and pumpkin, but believe it or not, I have never put the two together. You've given me an idea that maybe for the Saturday after Thanksgiving we should have a cheesecake potluck at our church. There are just a few of us but it would be so fun and festive to have a cheesecake tasting to start off the Christmas season!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      DDE, Thank you and thanks for stopping by.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Au fait, Thank you so glad it you pinned my hubs and this one. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Writer Fox, Thank you I appreciate that and thanks so much for stopping by. The biggest problem with making them is I eat them when I'm trying to stay away from sweets.

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Pumpkin, Caramel Cheesecake. Springform Pan or Easy 13X9 Inch Pan. Looks so delicious I got to try this recipe. Great combination

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      4 years ago from America

      CraftytotheCore, Thank you and thanks for stopping by.

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      4 years ago from America

      thelyricwriter, Thank you and thanks so much for the vote and facebook share.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      AliciaC, Thank you for stopping by, it is a good mixture but I like caramel on anything.

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      C E Clark 

      4 years ago from North Texas

      Another great recipe for my 'Fabulous Deserts' board. When I pinned your frosted donuts to my Christmas board a couple of days ago it was repinned several times immediately. The Reese's recipe was too, and I'm betting this will also be popular.

      Pinned to my 'Fabulous Deserts' board, voted up and BAUI, gave it 5 stars, and will share with my followers!

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      Writer Fox 

      4 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      You create such fabulous cheesecake recipes! I think you should publish a book of them. I love the idea of a caramel topping. Voted up!

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      CraftytotheCore 

      4 years ago

      We really need a "delicious" button for these awesome recipes you write moonlake! Fabulous! This looks so good.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      4 years ago from West Virginia

      Wow Moonlake, this looks awesome! I love how you decorated the pie. I'm bookmarking this as we speak :) We'll be sure to try this as soon as I can. Thanks for sharing. Voted up, useful, awesome, beautiful, liked on Facebook.

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      Linda Crampton 

      4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This sounds delicious, moonlake. I love the idea of combining caramel and pumpkin. What a yummy mixture!

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Relationshipc, Oh I know I knew I had to make it when I saw the ginger snaps. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Jackie Lynnley, You did comment before thanks for coming back. It just took me awhile to approve comments. Thanks so much for the vote and share.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      tillsontitan, It's gone our son had the last piece tonight of course we did share with our son down the road. His wife doesn't like pumpkin so he said he will take care of all of it. It was good. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      4 years ago from America

      FlourishAnyway, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping it is very good.

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      4 years ago from America

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      4 years ago from America

      Anna Marie Bowman, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by. I appreciate it.

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      4 years ago from America

      W1totalk, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by.

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      4 years ago from America

      Jackie Lynnley, Your welcome thanks for stopping by.

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      Kari 

      4 years ago from Alberta, Canada

      Ginger snaps? I'm intrigued! This is on my to-do list.

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      I know I commented on this, must have went up to vote and forgot to push the comment in, I do that sometimes, sorry. Anyway looks very delicious and I will try it and vote and share again case I am really nuts. ^

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Seafarer Mama, Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by.

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      moonlake 

      4 years ago from America

      Just Ask Susan, Thank you for stopping by your pie sounds good too. I appreciate the share, vote and pin.

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      4 years ago from America

      billybuc, You welcome and thanks for stopping by.

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      Mary Craig 

      4 years ago from New York

      I can see this one disappearing before it even cools! What a great holiday treat.

      Voted up, useful, and interesting.

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      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      OOOOOhhhhhheeeee does this ever look decadent and delicious, like a trick-or-treat bag all rolled up into one dessert. Too, too good!

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      Melissa Propp 

      4 years ago from Minnesota

      Wow, that looks delicious! I think this would be a great "twist" to the traditional pumpkin pie served at our Thanksgiving dinner. I just might have to attempt this! Thanks!

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      Anna Marie Bowman 

      4 years ago from Florida

      I love the decorations on the cheesecake!! Oh, and I love the graphic at the bottom!!!

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      W1totalk 

      4 years ago

      This looks spicy, delicious and good. Great recipe and writing.

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Oh, yum does this look and sound so good! I will have to try it one chilly evening with some hot coffee. Thanks for sharing.

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      Karen A Szklany 

      4 years ago from New England

      Beautiful hub with beautiful pictures, Moonlake. I may try this one around Thanksgiving...when the same decorations may still work. Yum! I can smell it already.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Your recipe sounds delicious. I made a cheesecake pumpkin pie this year for Canadian Thanksgiving using almonds. I'll have to try yours as I love all the ingredients you've put in yours.

      Voting, sharing and pinning.

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      Bill Holland 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well that just looks and sounds way too delicious. Thanks for a great recipe.

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