Thursday, October 20, 2011

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip


Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip
Originally uploaded by fakeginger

Hello everyone! This post is in honor of National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day which is celebrated on October 21st every year.

Cheesecake is a real favorite of mine. If it's not to heavy on the spices, I can easily eat 2 slices. Each slice has to have whipped cream topping too. But this post is not about cheesecake is it- Nope- Today I've decided to celebrate this holiday with a pumpkin cheesecake dip instead of a cheesecake cake/pie. Below is a recipe adapted from Taste of Home.
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1 brick (8 ounces) cream cheese
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 – 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream (optional)
gingersnaps and/or fresh fruit for serving

Using a mixer, beat cream cheese and pumpkin puree until smooth. Add powdered sugar (1/2 cup at a time), pumpkin pie spice, and ginger until combined. If your dip is too thick, add 1 – 2 tablespoons of heavy cream to thin it out. Keep in refrigerator and serve cold. fakeginger
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Happy National Cheesecake Day everyone! Remember this recipe for your Halloween, Autumn or Thanksgiving get-to-gether. Or treat the kids for a after school snack. If you've tried this recipe before, what did you serve it with? Cookies? Apples? Or? Let us know your suggestions.

5 comments:

~~louise~~ said...

Hi Pam!

What a GREAT idea! I'm posting a fairly unique recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake Day tomorrow too!

Thanks for sharing...

Janet Rudolph said...

Love this, and I'd dip dark chocolate biscotti into this dip! That's because I'm www.dyingforchocolate.com :-)

Gone-ta-pott said...

Janet biscotti is a great idea for dipping. I've made this recipe a few times but never thought about biscotti. Dark chocolate and pumpkin would be great together! I'll have to try it the next time. I bet you have a chocolate biscotti dipped in dark chocolate recipe somewhere on your website. Do you?

Louise I just read your post and that swirl cheesecake recipe looks fantastic. I'm a sucker for cheesecake.

Dee at Deelicious Sweets said...
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Dee at Deelicious Sweets said...

Thanks for linking up to my blog hop and sharing it on your website! This pumpkin cheesecake dip looks amazing!

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