RECIPE: Easy Pumpkin Pie

prep time: 5 mins  |  cook TIME: 40 mins   |  servings: 8   |   FROM Lodge

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ to 2 cups fine gingersnap crumbs (about 40-50 small cookies)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg, separated
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sweetened, condensed milk
  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Whipped cream and nuts for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix cookie crumbs and butter together in pie plate and press to form crust.
  3. Bake crust for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, whip egg white until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  5. Beat pumpkin, sugar, milk, salt, vanilla and egg yolk until smooth, then fold in egg whites.
  6. Pour pumpkin mixture into pie shell and return to oven for 30 minutes.
  7. Cool completely before serving, at least 2 hours. Top with whipped cream and nuts.

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