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Friday, November 02, 2007

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Crust:
1-9" pie crust OR
1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. quick oats
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. butter or lard

Cut together with a pastry blender and press into 8-9" pie plate. Set aside.

Filling:
8 oz. cream cheese
1-14 1/2 oz. can of pumpkin
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. real maple syrup
1 t. vanilla
1/2 c. cocoa
1/4 t. nutmeg
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. ground cloves
2 T. milk
whipped topping

Preheat oven to 400F.

Blend all ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth.
Pour into pie plate and bake for 30-35 minutes. Garnish with whipped topping.
10-12 servings

I made this pie for my family last week. It received a five star rating. Best eaten in small portions, it is rich.




4 comments:

Anna S said...

Sounds delicious! I'd love to try it! If I do that and it turns out well, I'll let you know. :)

Under Southern Skies said...

Lydia, this recipe looks so, so, good! I'm not sure if we have maple syrup right now, I'll have to check, I probably will make it, thanks!

A HEART OF PRAISE said...

This looks delicious!! I love pumpkin pie, and chocolate pumpkin pie sounds even better! :)

Three Sisters Blog said...

Sounds delicious!