Pumpkin Maple Bacon Cheesecake

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Pumpkin Maple Bacon Cheesecake
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Why not add bacon to a pumpkin maple cheesecake? 

8
Servings
1029
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the filling

  • 1/2 Pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 3/4 Cup amaretti cookies or almond biscotti
  • 3 Tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • Three 8-ounce packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • One 15-ounce can puréed pumpkin
  • 3 eggs, plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 Cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Teaspoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon nutmeg

Directions

For the filling

Cook maple syrup and bacon in a heavy-bottomed sauce pan on medium heat until crisp, about 8-9 minutes. Drain and let cool.

Pulse cookies, sugar, cinnamon, and ½ of the cooked bacon crumbles in a food processor. Press flat into a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.

Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pumpkin purée, eggs, egg yolk, sour cream, sugar, and the spices. Add flour and vanilla. Beat together until well combined.

Pour into crust. 

Beat the cream, sugar, and nutmeg using an electric hand mixer until soft peaks form, about 5-6 minutes. 

Top with whipped cream and crumbled bacon.

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
82g
100%
Sugar
53g
N/A
Saturated Fat
44g
100%
Cholesterol
315mg
100%
Protein
15g
30%
Carbs
65g
22%
Vitamin A
870µg
97%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.7%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
9.1%
Vitamin C
2mg
4%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
13µg
16%
Calcium
674mg
67%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
30µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
54µg
13%
Folic acid
14µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
33mg
8%
Monounsaturated
17g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
219mg
31%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
415mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
20.5%
Sodium
602mg
25%
Sugars, added
43g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.4%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
9%

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