18 November 2009

My Favorite Pumpkin Pie


Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie


What you will need:

Ready Made Pie Crust...1 (pre-backed)
Cream Cheese...4 oz, softened
Cool Whip...1 ½ cups,
Pumpkin...1 can, 16oz
Jello Pudding Instant Vanillas Pudding...2 packages (4 serving size)
Cold Milk...1 cup plus 1 Tbsp
Sugar...1 Tbsp
Ground Cinamon...1 tsp
Ground Ginger...½ tsp
Ground Cloves...¼ tsp


Putting it together...

  • Preheat oven to 4500

  • Poke the bottom and sides of pie crust with a fork

  • Back pie crust in oven for 10-12 minutes

  • In a large bowl, mix Cream Cheese, 1 Tbsp of milk, 1 Tbsp Sugar until smooth

  • Gently stir in Cool Whip

  • Empty mixture in the bottom of the crust and spread evenly


    • In another bowl, pour 1 cup of milk

    • Add pumpkin, pudding mixes, and spices

    • Mix well

    • Spread over cream cheese layer


  • Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set



Now, being lazy and since my wife doesn't like the graham cracker crust, I use the ready-made pie crust. However, if you like graham crackers, here is the recipe for the crust (the way I like it).

Graham Cracker Crust...



What you will need:

graham cracker crumbs...1 ½ cups (about 20 squares)
butter...1/3 cups, melted
Measurements courtesy of Betty Crocker


Putting it together...

  • Combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter

  • Mix well

  • Layer bottom and sides of pie pan



Originally published as...Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie

4 comments:

  1. Hi and checking in because I saw your tweet about pie...which always gets my full attention! I have to try this recipe--with graham cracker crust (you can buy these crusts ready made here, too) it sounds yummy! Hope your novel is coming along!?

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  2. Oh wow! This sounds delicious! Since it's not noted, I'll presume the serving size is 4 - nice BIG slices! :D

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  3. This recipe sounds delicious! I love pumpkin pie!

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  4. WillOaks Studio: Lol, this is a real simple recipe and the pie tastes fantastic.
    The novel is coming along alright, I am currently trying to figure out where the story is going to go, which is why I have time to answer comments. Hopefully, something will come to me soon.

    BeadedTail: That sounds like just the right portion size to me ;)

    Catherine: Oh, it is! This is my all-time favorite pumpkin pie recipe.

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