Combine crust ingredients,
crumbling into a meal. Press together into a 9-inch springform
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together the cream cheese,
sugar and eggs. When smooth, stir in the flour, spices, pumpkin
and vanilla. Pour filling over the crust. Bake about 50 minutes,
or until set.
Whisk together the topping ingredients and spread over the
hot cheesecake. Cool, then refrigerate overnight.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
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