Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Make crust by adding all ingredients together and mixing. Press into 9 inch springform pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 6 minutes. Do not let the crust brown.
Mix cream cheese and brown sugar in a stand mixer until light and fluffy
Add in pumpkin puree, sour cream and vanilla, mix well. Add in eggs one a time and mixing well after each.
Add flour, cinnamon, and a dash of salt. Beat until all well blended.
Pour batter on top of crust in springform pan and bake for 50 minutes or until middle is no longer jiggly
Once timer is up, mix all topping ingredients together and spread on top of cheesecake. Cook for 5 more minutes.
Turn off oven and allow cheesecake to cool for 1 hour
Allow to cool for 3 more hours in fridge or overnight before serving.