Easy Layered Pumpkin Delight
Complete with graham cracker crust, this delicious pumpkin delight is a new fall classic!
If you're looking for a Thanksgiving recipe that will "wow," you've come to the right place!
Easy Layered Pumpkin Delight takes the best parts of pumpkin pie -- sweet-and-spicy pumpkin, crisp graham cracker crust, and creamy whipped topping -- and transforms it into a brand new dessert that everyone will love.
With each bite of pumpkin delight, you'll get layers of rich flavor and light, fluffy texture. It's completely delicious, and it's also really easy to make!
If you find pumpkin pies to be intimidating to prepare, give this dessert a try. You'll get an equally tasty result, with a fraction of the work.
Preparation Time30 min
Chilling Time3 hr
Cooking Time1 hr 50 min
- 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 4 8-ounce packages of cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- whipped topping
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Pumpkin Delight Recipe
For the crust: Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Line a 9x13 inch baking dish with parchment paper, leaving about 1 inch of paper hanging over the sides.
In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs with the melted butter. With your fingers, press the crust into the bottom of the prepared pan. Set aside while making the filling.
For the Filling: Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachement, beat the cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until blended. Spoon half of the mixture over the crust and spread evenly.
Add the pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice to the remaining mixture. Beat until smooth. Carefully spoon over the mixture in the pan.
Bake for 50 minutes, or until just set. Turn off the oven and leave door ajar, allowing the cheesecake to slowly cool down for about 1 hour.
Refrigerate for 3 hours.
Cut into bars, top with whipped topping and serve!
Try another of our favorite Thanksgiving pumpkin desserts!Pumpkin Pie Sheet Cake
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Nov 27, 2018
With pumpkin and cream cheese, how can you go wrong? I love that this recipe calls for a graham cracker crust instead of a regular flour crust. I think the graham cracker has a rich flavor that makes the pumpkin stand out. The cream cheese just makes the dessert so much richer.
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