Lightly grease a 9-inch springform pan with butter or oil and set it aside. Set aside. Put the powdered sugar and butter in the bowl of your stand mixer (or in a large bowl if you’re mixing by hand). The crust should be moist enough to form into a ball. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. For the cheesecake: 1-1/2 pounds/ 3 blocks (680 gm) of cream cheese, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup (150 gm) brown sugar 3 large eggs (170 gm), room temperature 6 tablespoons (90 ml) heavy cream, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla INSTRUCTIONS To prepare the crust… This recipe is really made in 4 easy steps. This Brown Sugar Caramel Cheesecake falls somewhere in between, combining a few simple flavors in all of its layers of deliciousness. Mix the crust ingredients and press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. This brown sugar cheesecake had been on my bucket list for years. Pour filling into crust and put springform pan in a baking pan. Rating: 5 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes Yield: 12-15 Servings. Bake cake in middle of oven for 35 minutes. Let’s start from the bottom and work our way up. Beat together the the filling and pour on top of the crust in the pan. Well, it's finally here, and let me tell you it's an amazing recipe ! Powdered Sugar; Pecans; HOW TO MAKE BROWN SUGAR PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE RECIPE. Press the cheesecake crust with your hands to cover the bottom and sides of the pan evenly. Beat in bourbon, vanilla, and brown sugar until just combined. It does take a little time…but it’s so worth it! If it is not so, add a little more melted butter. For the Cheesecake Crust. First, the crust is much like an oatmeal cookie. 1 3/4 cups dark brown sugar 4 eggs. Makes 1 9-inch cheesecake. Ingredients. Make the crust for the cheesecake. Process the graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, and butter in a food processor just until crumbly, about 5 minutes. Brown Sugar Cookie Crust Cheesecake. Being a huge fan of cheesecake - mega huge - I can assure you this is a fantastic recipe , not your usual one, but definitely worth making more than once, especially during the holidays.