Pumpkin Meringue Pie

Pumpkin Meringue Pie
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Meringue tops this updated pumpkin pie.
40 min
Prep Time
2:20
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon
salt
1/3 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces
2 to 3 tablespoons
cold water

Filling

2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1 (15-ounce) can
cooked pumpkin
1 teaspoon
pumpkin pie spice*
1/2 teaspoon
salt

Meringue

5
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only)
10 tablespoons
sugar
5 teaspoons
water
1/4 teaspoon
cream of tartar
 
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine flour and 1/8 teaspoon salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough water with fork just until flour is moistened. Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly.
  3. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle; fold into quarters. Place dough into 9-inch pie pan; unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge; set aside.
  4. Beat eggs at medium speed in bowl until thick and lemon-colored. Add all remaining filling ingredients; beat until well mixed. Pour filling into prepared crust. Bake 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven to 350°F.
  6. Continue baking 40-50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  7. Increase oven to 425°F.
  8. Combine egg whites, sugar, water and cream of tartar in heavy 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, beating with whisk, 5-6 minutes or until mixture reaches 160°F. Pour mixture into bowl; beat at high speed 6-7 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  9. Spoon meringue over pie, sealing meringue to crust. Bake 3-6 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
390
Cholesterol
85mg
Carbohydrates
60g
Protein
6g
Fat
15g
Sodium
440mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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