Gingered Praline Pumpkin Pie


Monday, November 14th 2011, 1:38 pm
By: News 9


Gingered Praline Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients:

• 2 cups crushed Ginger Snaps

• 1 cup pecans, finely chopped

• 3/4 cup powdered sugar

• 1/4 cup melted butter

• 3/4 cup sugar

• 1/2 tsp salt

• 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

• 2 large eggs

• 15 oz. can pure pumpkin

• 9 ounces whipping cream

• 4 tbsp butter

• 3/4 cup brown sugar

• 1/2 cup diced pecans

• 15-20 pecan halves

Directions:

1. Combine the sugar, salt and spices in a small bowl. In a large bowl, beat eggs, then add pumpkin and whipping cream. Blend all the ingredients together in the large bowl, pour into pie shell, and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn down oven to 350 degrees and bake for another 35 minutes more.

2. After pie bakes for 45 minutes- Time to make the topping, in a small bowl blend your butter, brown sugar, and diced pecans. Cook on high in microwave 90 seconds until bubbly.

3. After pie has baked for 50 minutes remove and line the edge of the pie with pecans and then pour over praline topping. Return to oven and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

Number of servings : 8