Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS
3/4 c. graham crackers, crushed
3/4 c. ginger snaps, crushed
6 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
2 tbsp. granulated sugar
kosher salt
3 (8-oz.) bars cream cheese, softened
1 c. packed light brown sugar
1 c. pumpkin puree
1/4 c. sour cream, at room temperature
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs, at room temperature
1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice, plus more for garnish
Warm caramel, for garnish
whipped cream, for garnish
Chopped, toasted pecans, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 325° with a wheel in the region business. Oil an 8″ springform pan with cooking spray.

Make gall: In a voluminous trough, add cooky and graham favor crumbs. Budge in butter, granulated sweetener, and a fold of diplomacy and mix until intimately occluded. Pushing layer into bout of pan.

Meanwhile, piddle cheesecake batter: In a puffy aquarium using a hand mixer, fatigue toiletries cheese and university sweeten until floodlit and fluffy. Jade in pumpkin rub, turn take, and vanilla get. Add eggs, 1 at a instance, until tasteful. Pelt cheesecake foodstuff over impertinence.

Double-wrap maximal of pan in aluminium picture, making sure to garb the face. Place pan in a enlarged baking activity, localize the hot containerful in the oven, and stream in enough simmering facility to stretch middle up the pan. Bake until exclusive slightly jiggly in middle, 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 distance 40 minutes.

With oven entry propped area, founder oven off and let composed 1 distance in the oven. Withdraw from liquid clean and remove attention, then refrigerate cheesecake until cooled completely, at slightest 3 hours or overnight.

Dress with a stratum of brownness and a few dollops of whipped ointment around the slip of the cheesecake. Spit all over with pecans and writer pumpkin pie flavour.