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Ginger Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Recipe

Ginger Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Recipe

Want to dress up ordinary pumpkin pie for the holidays? Give it a buttery, sugary streusel topping of gingersnaps and pecans.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • GINGERSNAP STREUSEL:
  • 1/2 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  • 1. Roll out pastry to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie plate. Trim pastry to 1 in. beyond edge of plate; flute edges. Place plate on a baking sheet.
  • 2. In large bowl, combine the pumpkin, milk, eggs, brown sugar, ginger, pie spice and salt. Pour into crust. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake for 15 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs, pecans, flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle over pie. Bake 35-45 minutes longer or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 356 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 308 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.