Pumpkin Cheesecake Pumpkins

by Linette

I made a pumpkin cheesecake the other day, and it turned out delicious. I decided I’d like to try to make some cheesecake balls and dip them in chocolate. One thing led to another, and I decided I’d try to dip them in orange chocolate and make some pumpkin cheesecake pumpkins. Say that ten times really quick, hah!

I posted the recipe for the pumpkin cheesecake over at Home and Garden Cafe.

So I rolled the cheesecake into balls, and popped them in the freezer while I melted some orange chocolate melts in a double boiler. I had a hard time getting the cheesecake balls into smooth balls, but I eventually got them to a halfway decent shape. I left them in the freezer for about a half an hour so they were solid enough not to fall apart when I dipped them in the chocolate.

pumpkin cheesecake balls

I decided to cut the pumpkin faces out of gumpaste colored with black food color. So I pulled off a small piece of white gumpaste, and added some black food color to it. Then I rolled it out and cut out tiny triangles and pumpkin mouths.

pumpkin cheesecake 4

Someone really ought to make pumpkin face sprinkles, little triangles and mouths. I bet they’d sell like hot cakes this time of year.

I melted a little green chocolate and added drops of green to the tops of the pumpkins to make little stems.

pumpkin cheesecake pumpkinsThey didn’t turn out perfect, but they did turn out aweful darn cute! They’d be cute for a Halloween, harvest or Thanksgiving party.

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Cyndi L September 17, 2010 - 7:59 am

Those are amazingly cute! And I love the combination of pumpkin and chocolate…well, I like chocolate and ANYthing 😀

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Michelle Hamor Smith September 17, 2010 - 10:31 am

Linette, these are so cute! Now I’ve got to head over to see how to make the cheesecake part. 🙂

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Cherie Burbach September 17, 2010 - 12:07 pm

Oh my gosh, these are too cute for words!

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Eileen September 17, 2010 - 8:13 pm

Ya know what? Pumpkins are supposed to be oddly shaped. These are adorable!

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ACreativeDreamer September 18, 2010 - 10:28 am

They are WONDERFUL! Such a great treat for the season!

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Courtney October 23, 2010 - 5:31 pm

These are so cute and I love pumpkin cheesecake. I really want to make these for my son’s Halloween party but I’m a little confused on how you got the crust all the way around the cheesecake balls after baking it. If you could please help me I would greatly appreciate it.

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April Harvell September 16, 2011 - 11:02 pm

These are just to cute… Going to have to try to make some.

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