Spiced Chocolate-Swirled Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ready in
6 hr 15 min
Swirled with melted chocolate and fragrant with pumpkin pie spice, this cheesecake is what you bring out when you want to knock their socks off!

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

25 min

Cooking Time

2 hr

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1.25 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
1 cup Sugar
3 tbsp Sugar
3 tbsp Butter melted
4 pkgs Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese
1 tsp Vanilla
1 can Pumpkin 398 mL
4 Egg
2 ozs Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate
0.25 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tbsp Pumpkin pie spice
10 KRAFT Caramels
2 tbsp Water
1 cup Cool Whip Whipped Topping


  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Mix graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
  3. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, vanilla and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add pumpkin; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Measure 2 cups batter into separate bowl. Add chocolate and cayenne; mix well. Add pumpkin spice to remaining batter; mix well.
  4. Pour half the pumpkin batter into crust; cover with half the chocolate batter. Repeat layers; swirl gently with knife.
  5. Bake 1 hour 20 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  6. Microwave caramels and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. or until caramels are melted; stir until blended. Drizzle over cheesecake just before serving. Top with Cool Whip.

Recipe notes

How to soften cream cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread and COOL WHIP Light Whipped Topping.

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