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thanksgiving pies anyone?

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Im not the greatest cook, but I told my mother in law i would make a pie to bring to her thanksgiving dinner. Any suggestions?


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An easy but wonderful pumpkin pie can be found on the eagle brand website. It uses condensed milk for the sweetener and it is so creamy and wonderful! I think it is basically its this...

1 15oz can of pumpkin

2 eggs beaten

1 can sweetened condensed milk

dash of salt

pumpkin pie spices to taste (some people like more, some less.. I'd start with 2 tsp)

1tsp vanilla

Blend it all and pour into a prepared pie shell (frozen is fine)

Bake at 425 for 15 minutes and reduce heat to 350 and bake an additional 35-40 minutes.

Check out their website!

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well desserts are the best when their loaded full of fat calories and carbs! lol! thats why we only eat them on holidays!

Petra - posted on 11/23/2009




Two great websites are and I like to read the reviews, people have posted. This way, you know if a recipe is good or horrible, saves tons of frustration, especially if you have to take food to someones house. Good luck and Happy Thanksgiving.

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You can get Libby's canned pumpkin at the grocery store, and it has a great recipe on the label that I've been using for almost 10 years and is always a hit.

Another way to give any pie a homemade touch, make your own whipped cream. It really only sounds daunting. Add a tablespoon or two of sugar to half a pint of heavy whipping cream, and beat in on high with an electric mixer until it's stiff and thick. I also generally add about half a teaspoon of either cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice to it before beating it, and it adds a nice flavor and accent to the pie. I know it's not particularly healthy, but that's how I like my desserts ;)

Donna - posted on 11/21/2009




Well how thoughtfull of you here's one and it dosn't have alot of calaries
Jello Pie

1 pkg of jello any flavor ( I like lime )
1 tub of cool whip
1 grahm cracker pie crust

in a lg bowl pour the jello in then boil 1 cup of water mix well the add ice cubes and stir til it's thickened take out any ice that's left over then add the cool whip mix well then pour into pie crust and set it in the fridge.

The kids will ove this one as well good luck.

Morgan - posted on 11/21/2009




I would suggest using a frozen pie crust... that way you don't have to shape it... you can take it out of the tin pan while it is frozen and out it in your own pie plate so it looks homemade.. if it looks like the size is off that is ok because it will bake to the size of the pan... you can use a boxed pudding mix ( i use 2 boxes to make the pie extra full) and then mix peanut butter (creamy or crunchy works) and powder sugar togetherwith a fork untill it is crumbly and sprikle that on top for a homemade look and taste! just wait untill last minute to put the peanut butter crumbles on because the powder sugar will kind of absorb moisture from the pudding after awhile and doesn't look as pretty

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