PUMPKIN CHESS PIE

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts

1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin

1/2 cup Half-and-Half

3 eggs

1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Praline Sauce

 

DIRECTIONS

Place piecrust in a 9-inch pieplate; fold edges under and crimp.

Put pumpkin and next 9 ingredients in an electric blender or a food processor

and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.

Pour pumpkin mixture into prepared piecrust.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until knife inserted

in center comes out clean.

Cool completely on wire rack.

Serve with Praline Sauce over each piece.

YIELD One (1) 9 inch pie

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