Sweet Potato Cheesecake
Author/Submitted by: Sweet Potato Festival, Vardamon, Mississippi, 1994
graham cracker crumbs
butter or margarine,
3 oz pkgs
light brown sugar
sweet potatoes, mashed
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.