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Put a new twist on a holiday favorite - this pie recipe is spiced with cardamom to be the perfect complement to a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Prepare crust as directed on package for unbaked 9-inch one crust pie.
Beat sugar, cream cheese, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom at medium speed in bowl until fluffy. Add 1 egg; continue beating just until combined. Spread mixture evenly into crust.
Combine 3/4 cup brown sugar, 2 eggs, pumpkin, 1 tablespoon flour and pumpkin pie spice in bowl. Gradually stir in half & half. Carefully spoon pumpkin mixture over cream cheese layer in crust.
Cover edge of crust with 2-inch strip of aluminum foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil. Continue baking 30-40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cooling rack 2 hours. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until serving time.
Beat whipping cream, 2 tablespoons brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom at high speed in bowl until stiff peaks form. Spoon or pipe whipped cream onto pie.
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and cloves.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
This has been one of my go-to holiday recipes for years. It looks fancy but is so easy to put together, and it's always a hit with my guests.
I have to admit, I am a pumpkin freak, I can't wait for this time of year to buy pumpkin ice cream even, BUT this is to die for ! Pumpkin -- cheesecake - my two favorites rolled into one, who could ask for more? Easy to make too!
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