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Autumn Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Autumn Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Two autumn standards—pumpkin and apple—are joined together in this delightful pie. Topped with a crown of golden pastry “leaves,” this dessert is sure to impress.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • Additional pie pastry, optional
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the apple butter, pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and ginger. Add eggs. Gradually beat in milk until smooth. Pour into pastry shell.
  • 2. Bake at 425° for 35-40 minutes or until set (cover edges loosely with foil if necessary to prevent overbrowning). Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. If decorative cutouts are desired, roll additional pastry to 1/8-in. thickness; cut out with 1-in. to 1-1/2-in. leaf-shaped cookie cutters. With a sharp knife, score leaf veins on cutouts if desired.
  • 4. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Arrange around edge of pie. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 303 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

Reviews for Autumn Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

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gcjc031310 User ID: 5542564 94111
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

"This pie was so moist! My family loved it. It was a really nice change from the traditional pumpkin pie. This will be my goto recipe!"

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lizanne97 User ID: 5432192 177086
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"It is so yummy, and pretty easy to make!!! I would totally make it again! :)"

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Maxine Miller User ID: 2800706 163297
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2010

"It's good and very easy. Peach or pear butter would work,too."

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bebberlymi User ID: 2734108 110220
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2008

"I saw Paula Deen make this pie over the weekend. It sounds very good to me."

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