Spiderweb Pumpkin Cheesecake


This spooky pumpkin cheese cake is a Halloween treat for all.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 40 mins
12 servings


  • 1 ¼ cups chocolate wafer crumbs

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups canned pumpkin pie filling

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter in a bowl; press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.

  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until just blended. Stir in pumpkin pie filling and cornstarch; pour over chocolate wafer crust.

  4. Bake in preheated oven until center is just set, 50 to 55 minutes.

  5. Spread sour cream over top of warm cheesecake; let cool.

  6. Melt chocolate and oil in a microwave-safe bowl in a microwave for 1 minute; stir until completely melted. Drizzle chocolate onto sour cream topping in a spiral pattern, starting from the center; draw a toothpick outward, from center to edges, through circles to form a web. Remove side of pan and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

455 Calories
33g Fat
36g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 455
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 19g 96%
Cholesterol 127mg 42%
Sodium 359mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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