One Pumpkin, Five Pies

 Thanksgiving,Dessert,Featured Article,Holidays,Ingredient,Recipes
October 26, 2011

Create five new versions of a classic pie with a few simple twists and a can of pumpkin.

Perfect Pies
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We’re not opposed to tinkering with tradition when the occasion warrants it, and after 360 years (take or leave a few), we think it’s high time the pumpkin pie got a new spin. Here, we’ve taken one can of pumpkin in five deliciously different directions and started a few new traditions of our own.

Pumpkin Molasses Cheesecake

Pumpkin Molasses Cheesecake

A perfect dessert for your fall table, this cake stars pumpkin and molasses.

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Caramel Pumpkin Pie

Make your own caramel syrup to mix into a traditional pumpkin pie filling.

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Coconut and Sweet Potato Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Crust

A mixture of sweet potatoes and pumpkin fills this gingersnap crust.

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Pear and Cranberry Pumpkin Pie

Poached pears and cranberries top a creamy pumpkin filling.

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Pumpkin-Pecan Pie

Can decide between Pumpkin Pie and Pecan Pie? Have both in these beautiful combination of the two.