Swirled Pumpkin Cream Cheese Tart
|Title:||Swirled Pumpkin Cream Cheese Tart|
1 cup graham cracker crumbs (20)
1/4 cup ground almonds
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
Combine crumbs, nuts and granulated sugar in a small bowl. Stir in butter until all ingredients are moistened evenly. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate; chill while making filling.
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup solid pack pumpkin
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Remove 1/2 cup cream cheese batter. Stir pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice into remaining cream cheese batter in bowl; spoon into crust. Spoon reserved cream cheese batter over pumpkin batter in crust; swirl with spoon. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between outside edge and center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack; chill until firm.