Creamy and delicious, this pumpkin cheesecake will soon be a tradition in your house!
Preheat oven to 325°F.
In a large bowl using a hand-held mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. (You can also use a stand mixer)
Add 2 1/2 cups sugar and mix well.
Remove cheesecake from springform and top with dollops of whipped cream and chopped pecans. (optional)