Pumpkin Cream Pie

Pumpkin Cream Pie
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2 Reviews
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.
30 min
Prep Time
3:30
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1 (9-inch)
refrigerated unbaked pie crust

Cream Cheese Layer

1/3 cup
sugar
1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/4 teaspoon
ground cardamom
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg

Pumpkin Layer

3/4 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, beaten
1 (15-ounce) can
pumpkin
1 tablespoon
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons
pumpkin pie spice*
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half

Topping

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
2 tablespoons
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon
ground cardamom
 
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and cloves.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare crust as directed on package for unbaked 9-inch one crust pie.
  3. 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.
  4. Combine 3/4 cup brown sugar, 2 eggs, pumpkin, flour and pumpkin pie spice in bowl. Gradually stir in half & half. Carefully spoon pumpkin mixture over cream cheese layer in crust.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
470
Cholesterol
140mg
Carbohydrates
50g
Protein
8g
Fat
28g
Sodium
260mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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.

Rating

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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