Your guests will think that you slaved in the kitchen all day, but you can assemble this pie in about 10 minutes and then just bake it and let it cool. Then you can move on to your other favorite holiday activities.
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What’s better than pumpkin pie? Delicious pumpkin “cheesecake,” of course!
12 oz. firm silken tofu, puréed
8 oz. nondairy cream cheese (try Tofutti brand at tofutti.com)
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup granulated sugar
3 Tbsp. flour
1?2 tsp. ground ginger
1?2 tsp. nutmeg
11?2 tsp. cinnamon
1?8 tsp. salt
1?4 tsp. baking soda
1 prepared graham cracker crust
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Purée all the ingredients except the pie crust in a food processor and pour into the graham cracker crust.
- Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes.
- Allow to cool for 30 minutes, cover with plastic wrap or the top of the pie container, and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight before serving.
Makes 8 servings