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stampinjane Nov 12, 2012 07:29 PM

I am trying to locate a specific recipe from the Denver junior league cookbook: Colorado Cache
I actually own this cookbook, but having moved in August it must be buried in the boxes that occupy one entire bay of my garage - stacked to the ceiling! I have tried to search those that are easily accessible, but no luck...and Thanksgiving is NEXT week! If anyone has the recipe I would be so very grateful! It is absolutely the best I have every tasted!

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    stampinjane Nov 15, 2012 01:46 PM

    I believe that it might be under cheesecakes...because there was the crust layer, a cheescake layer, a layer that may have been a whipped topping, and I know for a fact that it was pumpkin...
    I purchase the cookbook because of this recipe!

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      MomChefKathleen Nov 15, 2012 02:10 PM

      I still don't see it in my cookbook. I read through all of the desserts, even looking to see if there was a variation on one that included pumpkin. The Junior League of Denver has published five cookbooks. Are you sure it wasn't in Creme de Colorado? I don't have that one, unfortunately.

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        stampinjane Nov 15, 2012 08:54 PM

        maybe my friend adapted one of their cheesecake recipes...if I can find my OLD address book I may try to track her down...haven't talked to her in over 10 years; we lost track...
        oh well, guess that explains why I couldn't find any mention of it on the internet...
        It was really, really good! Best I've ever had :(
        Thank you for looking for me!

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          stampinjane Nov 17, 2012 09:00 AM

          Found the recipe I have been so desperately searching for...and hope others will find it as incredible as I did!

          Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake

          crust:

          1 1/2 C graham cracker crumbs
          1/4 C sugar
          1/2 C butter (melt)

          Mix. Bake @ 350 for 6-8 min

          Fillling:

          3 Pkgs softened cream cheese
          1 C sugar1/4 C packed brown sugar
          1 - 16 oz can pumpkin
          2 eggs
          2/3 C (5 oz) evaporated milk
          2 Tbl. cornstarch
          1 1/4 tspn. cinnamon
          1/2 tspn. nutmeg

          Bake @ 350 for 55-60 min

          topping:

          1 C sour cream
          1/4 C sugar
          1 tspn. vanilla

          Spread on top . Bake 5 min more.

          Let cool completely.

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            ddavis Nov 20, 2012 07:19 PM

            I'm curious. Where did you find it?

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              stampinjane Nov 20, 2012 07:34 PM

              I had written it on a recipe card before I actually got the cookbook for Christmas. I still have not been able to verify that it was from Colorado Cache or if it had been a variation or adaptation...will be glad when I find the box that has the rest of my cookbooks!

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      MomChefKathleen Nov 14, 2012 08:53 PM

      I have that cookbook, but my version (purchased in the early 1990s in Denver) doesn't have that particular recipe. Mine has a 1978 copyright. I'm wondering if there is a later version? Sorry I can't help.

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