Pumpkin Meringue Pie
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Pumpkin Meringue Pie

Meringue tops this updated pumpkin pie.

8
servings
40 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425°F.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 5

    Reduce oven to 350°F.

  6. STEP 6

    Continue baking 40-50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  7. STEP 7

    Increase oven to 425°F.

  8. STEP 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. STEP 9

    Spoon meringue over pie, sealing meringue to crust. Bake 3-6 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.

Nutrition

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

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