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Libby’s Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake (1977)

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Pumpkin recipes from 1977 - Libby's Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake

Libby’s Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake is rich with cheese and pumpkin and brown sugar, flavored with maple, topped with sour cream and pecan halves — truly a perfect dessert!

Pumpkin recipes from 1977 - Libby's Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake

Libby's Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake recipe

Libby's Southern Delight pumpkin cheesecake recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup ground pecans
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 16-ounce can Libby's solid pack pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups dairy sour cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine crumbs, nuts, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and butter; press into bottom and sides of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 5 minutes.
  3. Combine cream cheese, brown sugar, pumpkin, cinnamon and salt, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well-blended.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Blend in maple flavoring and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  6. Pour over crust. Bake 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  7. Combine sour cream, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Carefully spread over cheesecake. Bake 5 minutes.
  8. Loosen cake from rim of pan, cool.
  9. Remove rim of pan. Chill several hours or overnight. Garnish with pecan halves, if desired.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 594 Total Fat: 42g Saturated Fat: 22g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 148mg Sodium: 386mg Carbohydrates: 51g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 39g Protein: 8g
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