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Sweet Potato Cheesecake made from scratch and perfect for the Fall and Thanksgiving holiday table! Recipe by Dash of Jazz

Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Spiced Crust

Creamy cheesecake filled with roasted sweet potato and surrounded by a spiced crust

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make cheesecake, spiced graham cracker crust, sweet potato dessert, Thanksgiving cheesecake recipe, Thanksgiving dessert
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 6 hours
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes roasted and scooped out of skin
  • 16 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Nutmeg


  • 13.5 sheets graham crackers crushed into crumbs
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix crust ingredients then press into the bottom and up the sides of a springform pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese until smooth (about 4 minutes). Mix in remaining ingredients.
  3. Gently pour batter over crust. Bake for 1 hour.
  4. Cool slightly then cover and chill for at least 4 hours (I usually leave it overnight).