Pumpkin Cream Pie
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Pumpkin Cream Pie

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.

8
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 30 min
TOTAL TIME

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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Prepare crust as directed on package for unbaked 9-inch one crust pie.

  3. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Nutrition

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

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  October 28, 2011

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.

— says Virginia
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  October 20, 2008

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!

— says Kandy
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