Saturday, October 15, 2011

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Pie

Are you ready for fall recipes?  I'm completely in the mood for soups, and warm breads and desserts.  Mmmmm. . . .

And Thanksgiving is coming up soon too!!  That makes me VERY excited.  How can I not love a day where I can eat ti my heart's content?  This is one of my new favorite pies, and it's on Captain Jax's small list of pies he will eat--Regular pumpkin pie is on the top of the list.

The combination of cheesecake and pumpkin into a pie form is wonderful, and gives your mouth a perfect creamy fall combination.  Top with whipped cream and it's enough to make you sigh in contentment.

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Thinking about pie has made me curious. . .what's your favorite pie?

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  • 1 graham cracker pie crust
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • dash of salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (either from a can, or your own pumpkin)
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 egg

Mix together the cream cheese, vanilla, egg, and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth.  Pour into the bottom of the pie.  Mix together the rest of the ingredients and pour on top of the cream cheese mixture.  Bake in a preheated oven at 350degs for about 45 minutes, or until the middle of the pie is set. Cool completely in the fridge, and serve with whipped cream.

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  1. This looks good, my favorite pie is coconut cream with butterfinger pie a close second.

  2. This looks delicious..Should try it some day...Thanks for the recipe dear.

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  3. Berry pies are tops, especially fresh ones.


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