Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake

There's something special about pumpkin desserts. We sure seem to crave them, especially when the temperature drops and the leaves start to change color. Well, here's an impossibly easy pumpkin cheesecake recipe that won't add a lot of work to your busy fall schedule. This pumpkin cheesecake recipe is smooth, creamy, and full of your favorite Autumn flavors. In our opinion, this is the best pumpkin cheesecake you could ask for. And the best part is that this is a canned pumpkin recipe, so you can enjoy our Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake any time of the year! And if you love desserts with pumpkin, be sure to check out Our Favorite Canned Pumpkin Recipes!

What You'll Need

  • 1 egg yolk plus 2 whole eggs
  • 1 prepared 10-inch graham cracker pie crust (extra-serving size)
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (15-ounce) can 100% pure pumpkin (not pie filling)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat egg yolk and brush onto pie crust. Bake crust for 5 minutes; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 2 eggs, cream cheese, and sugar, and beat with an electric beater on medium speed until smooth. Add pumpkin, cinnamon, and ginger and continue beating until well blended.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared pie crust and bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until set.
  4. Let cool, then refrigerate for several hours or overnight.



  • This simple pumpkin cheesecake is great plain, but we usually add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. Mmmm!! 

  • Want to make this pumpkin cheesecake recipe extra special? Then add your own homemade graham cracker crust with our easy 4-ingredient recipe.

  • If pumpkin desserts are what you're lookin' for, then you don't want to miss our collection of perfect pumpkin recipes!
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