This pie is anything but basic thanks to its dreamy pumpkin-cheesecake filling and chocolate cookie crust. A dark chocolate glaze doesn't hurt either.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
bake:
45 mins at 350°
cool:
1 hr
chill:
3 hrs
Servings:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. In a medium bowl toss together butter and crushed chocolate wafer cookies. Spread into pie plate; press evenly onto bottom and up sides. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

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  • In a large bowl beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined. Stir in pumpkin, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Pour pumpkin mixture into baked crust.

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  • Bake about 40 minutes more or until mixture is slightly puffed around edges and just set in center. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.

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  • In a small microwave-safe bowl combine dark chocolate and cream. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 30 seconds to 1 minute; stir until smooth. Let stand for 15 minutes. Pour chocolate mixture over the cooled pie, spreading evenly. Chill, uncovered, for 1 hour. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours more. If desired, drizzle with milk chocolate.

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare as directed. Cover and chill for up to 48 hours.

Nutrition Facts

650 calories; total fat 31g; saturated fat 13g; polyunsaturated fat 4g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 114mg; sodium 586mg; potassium 376mg; carbohydrates 85g; fiber 5g; sugar 51g; protein 9g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 70IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 56mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 4mg.

Reviews (2)

36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
11/04/2016
Rebecca, It's probably due to them using salted butter. Also, there is a lot of sodium in cookies and chocolate. Plus you have 1/4 tsp. salt. I checked my cream cheese package and it says there is 90 mg. sodium per 2 tablespoons, which equals 8 tablespoons total for 720 mg sodium. They sneak in sodium everywhere! I have been on a "no-sodium added" diet for about 10 years. I know it's disheartening to see a high sodium count on food items, but that's the reality of it all.... Sue
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10/07/2013
This is absolutely delicious and decadent!! We simply loved this version of a pumpkin cheesecake pie! I'm wondering why in the nutrition notes, the sodium is so dang HIGH?? I always use unsalted butter and I didn't notice huge sodium amounts on my cream cheese, or pumpkin, so how did we get here from there? Thanks for any help you can give me on this! Rebecca*