Ikaroo shares this Thanksgiving recipe, inspired by the cooking style of New York City chef Tom Valenti. To save time, purchase ready-to-go graham cracker crumbs and make the crust according to the directions on the package.
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granola (no large nuts or raisins)
dark brown sugar
fresh grated nutmeg
package cream cheese
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Toss the granola, cookie crumbs, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon each cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt together in a medium bowl. Stir in the butter and pat the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl and using an electric mixer on low, beat together goat cheese and sugar. Add in cream cheese and beat for 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients and 1/4 teaspoon salt; beat until mixture is very smooth, about 20 more minutes.
Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake on a rack positioned in middle of oven until set, about 1 hour, 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until completely set, 4 to 5 hours or up to 3 days. Serve with whipped cream.