Cheesecake recommendations

I'd be very grateful for anyone's recommendations for cheesecakes for Thanksgiving dessert. Autumn-ish would be nice (pumpkin, bourbon, maple, etc.). It would be great to have some "tried and true" recommendations - something you've made before and liked. Thanks!
And there are many great tips on baking cheesecakes on this thread:

  • Posted by: Pegeen
  • October 27, 2013


Pegeen October 28, 2013
Thank you, Zombie! Reading now....
ZombieCupcake October 28, 2013 Ooom ooom oom...
Pegeen October 28, 2013
Thank you, June!
ChefJune October 28, 2013
I also use my basic recipe and embellish. But what makes my cheesecake irresistible is When it's all mixed, I turn the mixer on high and whip air into it. It makes the cheesecake lighter in mouthfeel. (Still just as heavenly rich and smooth)
Pegeen October 28, 2013
Any other ideas? Thanks - much appreciated.
Pegeen October 27, 2013
Thank you, Kukla and Cynthia.
Kukla, that is a wonderful recipe. I left a comment there for you. Just thought of another question: would you describe it as very sweet? I haven't cooked much with Dulce de Lece much so am curious about the overall taste.
Cynthia, whatever cheesecake I make, I think I also have to make the Bailey's to accompany it. Sounds great.

Thanks everyone!
boulangere October 27, 2013
I use my basic cheesecake recipe to make many variations. Here are some examples:
Kukla October 27, 2013
Here is a very delicious and beautiful variation of a Cheesecake.
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