I am really excited for Thanksgiving and am looking forward to making new recipes!! I am a Food Network fanatic and especially love Paula Dean. My mother-in-law gave me some Apple Butter and so I thought I would make one of Paula's recipes since I have all the ingredients!! Here is the recipe....Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!
Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
Show: Food Network Specials
Episode: Paula's Southern Thanksgiving
1 cup apple butter
1 cup fresh or canned pumpkin
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
3 eggs, slightly beaten
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
Sweetened whipped cream, for garnish
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Combine apple butter, pumpkin, sugar, salt and spices in a bowl. Stir in eggs. Gradually add milk and mix well. Pour into pie shell. Bake for about 40 minutes or until set.
-If the crust begins to burn, place tin foil around the crust and lower the temperature of the oven.
-A tasty topping for this pie is praline pecans.