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Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookie Crust

Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8
Author Liz Mays

Ingredients

Crust:

Filling

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 12- oz can evaporated milk
  • 15- oz can pure pumpkin

Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Food coloring orange
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

For Pie Crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Prepare cookie dough as directed. Reserve 1 cup cookie dough; set aside.
  2. Press prepared cookie dough into greased 9” pie pan, covering the bottom but only going up the sides about halfway.

For Pie Filling:

  1. In mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Beat in 2 eggs, evaporated milk and pure pumpkin. Pour over cookie shell. Carefully cover edge of pie with tin foil to prevent over-browning.
  2. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F; bake 40-50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out nearly clean. Center will be set, but may still jiggle. Remove from oven; let cool.
  3. Using reserved 1 cup cookie dough, press and flatten on cookie sheet to about 1/4” thickness. You’ll be cutting jack-o-lantern eyes, nose and mouth from these sections, so size them appropriately. Bake 350°F for 10 minutes. Let sit briefly, but while still warm, trim the cookie into desired jack-o-lantern shapes.

For whipped cream topping:

  1. Beat together whipping cream and orange food coloring until soft peaks form. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar.
  2. Beat until whipped cream forms stiff peaks. Pipe on completely cool pie as desired.