No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Cranberry Pecan Crust

No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Cranberry Pecan Crust
I wanted to come up with something new this year.  New, but still good that is.  I fiddled with my tried and true crust (a dangerous thing) and came up with something colorful and tasty.
Pumpkin Pie with Cranberry Pecan Crust
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Ingredients
  • Cranberry Pecan Crust: (makes 2 single pie crusts or 1 double crust)
  • ⅓ cup lard
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ¼ cup chopped dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 cups flour
  • dash salt
  • Ice cold water (between ⅓ and ½ cup)
  • No Bake Pumpkin Pie:
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • ½ tsp orange extract
Instructions
  1. Cut the lard and butter into the flour and salt.
  2. Add the cranberries and pecans.
  3. Add about 3 Tbsp of water and mix with a fork.
  4. Continue adding water until it forms a ball.
  5. Don’t play with it!!
  6. Roll it out and place in pie plate.
  7. In a saucepan combine gelatin, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt.
  8. Stir in condensed milk and beaten eggs, mixing well.
  9. Let stand one minute, then place on burner over low heat, stirring constantly for about 10 minutes, or until gelatin dissolves and mixture thickens.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Stir in pumpkin and orange extract, mixing thoroughly, and pour mixture into baked pie crust (Bake 350 degrees for 18 minutes).
  12. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
  13. Serve with whipped cream and orange zest and maybe a sprinkling of cinnamon.

 

No Bake Pumpkin Pie with a Cranberry Pecan Crust

 

 

8 thoughts on “No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Cranberry Pecan Crust

  1. >I've never used cranberries in crust but I do use the dried cranberries for other recipes! This is really unique…that pumpkin looks delicious!!! Thanks for sharing! Come see my Norwegian Fruit Bread recipe…perfect for the holidays! Happy Food Friday!

  2. >I'm so glad I found you! I am making my pie crust tomorrow and I am going to make this- it sounds so delicious! I'm sure my family will love this!
    Yvonne

  3. >I?? thankful for great food and a loving family. Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for being so generous with your recipes on Momtrends.

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