JJ’s Perfect Pumpkin Pie!

      I LOVE pumpkin pie. Maybe it’s because I was born the day after Thanksgiving, I don’t know, but I love it. I decided I needed to make the perfect pumpkin pie for myself. I don’t like them when they are overly sweet, I’m not really a dessert girl.

 

    I read all kinds of recipes and experimented a little and came up with this recipe. If you’re a pumpkin pie fan like me, with a mild sweet tooth, give this a try. I served it with a scoop of ginger ice cream on top and it was oh so deliciously perfect!

Ingredients:

  1. 16 oz of pure pumpkin purée (or 2 cups of  roasted sugar pumpkins)
  2. 1 (8 ounce package) reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
  3. 3 tbs sugar
  4. 1/4 tsp salt
  5. 1 tbs pumpkin pie spice
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1 cup milk
  8. 1 tsp vanilla
  9. 1/2 stick of butter melted
  10. 1 pre-made pie dough (thawed)

1 pint ginger ice cream (Haagen Dazs Five ginger)

  • heat oven to 350° place dough in a pie dish (or use the tin it comes in). lightly press dough into pie dish. cover with a piece of foil and press into pie so dough is covered. bake for 10 min. remove foil and bake another 10 min.
  • add cream cheese into mixing bowl, beat until creamy. add pumpkin puree and keep mixing. add sugar, salt and pumpkin spice. scrape sides of bowl and keep mixing.
  • in a small bowl mix together eggs, butter, milk and vanilla add to mixer  and beat until everything is well combined and creamy.
  • pour filling into prepared pie shell and bake for 50-60 min. let cool. serve with a scoop of ginger ice cream on top. Deelish!
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