Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Course : Cheesecakes
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

---CRUST---
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine -- melted
---CHEESECAKE---
9 ounces cream cheese -- softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 3/4 cups sweet potatoes -- mashed
2 large eggs
2/3 cup evaporated milk -- undiluted
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
---TOPPING---
2 cups sour cream -- room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 

Preparation / Directions:

Crust: Combine crumbs, sugar, and butter in bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up on sides of 9 inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes. Do not allow to brown. Remove from oven and cool. Cheesecake: Beat cream cheese, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl. Beat in sweet potatoes, eggs, and milk. Add cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat well. Pour into crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes or until edge is set. Topping: Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Spread over warm cheesecake. Return to 350 degree oven and bake 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Remove side of pan and chill several hours or overnight.


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