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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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  1. 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.

    1. 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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      1. re: stampinjane

        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.

        1. re: MomChefKathleen

          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!

          1. re: stampinjane

            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.

            1. re: stampinjane

              I'm curious. Where did you find it?

              1. re: ddavis

                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!