|Combine crumbs, pecans and margarine, press onto bottom and 1 1/2 inches up the sides
of a 9-inch
cheesecake pan. Bake at 350 degrees F° for 10 minutes.
Combine cream cheese,
1/2 c sugar, vanilla and mix at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended and
smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Reserve 1 cup batter and
refrigerate. Add remaining sugar, pumpkin and spices to remaining batter; mix well.
Alternately layer pumpkin and cream cheese batters over crust. Cut through batters with
knife several times for marble effect.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 55 minutes or until done. Cool before
removing from pan.
Decorate Halloween style
Picks and keep
refrigerated until serving.