Saturday, November 26, 2011

pumpkin pie

Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving!!

Pumpkin Pie
Serves 8-10
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
2 cups canned pumpkin puree
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg plus 2 egg yolks, beaten
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 stick melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Pie shell, baked off, home-made or store-bought
Whipped cream, for topping

Preheat your oven to 350*.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese with a hand mixer.

Beat in the pumpkin.

Add the sugar and salt, and beat until combined.


Mix in the egg and yolks, half-and-half, and melted butter.


Stir in the vanilla, cinnamon, and ginger.


Pour the filling into the pre-baked pie crust and bake for 50 minutes, or until the center is set.


Cool to room temperature and serve with cinnamon whipped cream. Enjoy!


  1. Definitely trying this!
    I just posted about this awesome monkey bread.
    Too many sweeeets!

  2. Yea, except that I think I got the day wrong ;)


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