Prep: 20 minutes plus cooling & chilling
Bake: 1 hour 10 minutes • Serves: 8
1 can (15 ounces) pure pumpkin
3/4 cup half-and-half
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1 (9- to 10-inch) frozen unbaked deep dish pie crust
1.Place large rimmed baking pan in oven; preheat oven to 350°.
2.In large bowl, whisk eggs; add pumpkin, half-and-half, butter and vanilla extract and whisk until well blended. Add sugar, pumpkin pie spice and salt; whisk until well blended. Sprinkle ginger into mixture and blend. Pour pumpkin mixture into pie crust. Place pie pan onto preheated rimmed baking pan; shield pie crust edges with foil strips or pie crust shield to prevent overbrowning, if desired.
3.Bake pie 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool pie completely on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to overnight before serving.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
274 Calories, 15g Fat (8g Saturated), 70mg Cholesterol,
194mg Sodium, 33g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 20g Sugars, 4g Protein
Serve pie topped with whipped cream, pecans and/or finely chopped crystallized ginger.
Dietitian’s Dish Tip(s):
> Trade the traditional crust for a Gluten Free option for your guests who have Celiac Disease or a gluten intolerance.