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  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
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Try our best pumpkin pie recipe to fix your sweet tooth. Combine a cheesecake-like layer of dulce de leche with classic pumpkin pie filling and a nutty hazelnut pie crust for a seriously delicious dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

chill:
30 mins
bake:
50 mins at 350°
prep:
40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 slices
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Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie with Hazelnut Crust

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • On a floured surface, roll Hazelnut Pastry into a 12-inch circle. Ease pastry circle into a 9-inch pie plate without stretching it. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond outside edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge as desired.

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  • In a small mixing bowl beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons of the dulce de leche with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add 1 egg; beat on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly in the pastry-lined plate. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl whisk together pumpkin, evaporated milk, 2 eggs, sugar, the remaining 2 tablespoons dulce de leche, the hazelnut liqueur (if desired), and pumpkin pie spice. Carefully pour pumpkin mixture over cream cheese layer.

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  • Cover edge of pie loosely with foil. Bake for 25 minutes; remove foil. Bake about 25 minutes more or until filling is set in the center. Cool on a wire rack.

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  • To serve, top pie with Dulce de Leche-Hazelnut Whipped Cream, sprinkle with hazelnuts (if desired), and drizzle with additional dulce de leche (if necessary, stir in a little milk to thin for drizzling).

Nutrition Facts (Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie with Hazelnut Crust)

496 calories; total fat 35g; saturated fat 17g; polyunsaturated fat 4g; monounsaturated fat 12g; cholesterol 152mg; sodium 243mg; potassium 308mg; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 2g; sugar 21g; protein 9g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 6919IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 50mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 159mg; iron 2mg.

Dulce de Leche-Hazelnut Whipped Cream

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  • Place dulce de leche in a chilled small mixing bowl. If desired, add hazelnut liqueur. Beat with the chilled beaters of an electric mixer on medium to high speed until smooth. Add whipping cream. Beat on medium speed just until stiff peaks begin to form (tips stand straight).

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Hazelnut Pastry

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  • In a medium bowl stir together all-purpose flour, hazelnuts, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the ice water over part of the flour mixture; toss with a fork. Push moistened pastry to one side of the bowl. Repeat moistening flour mixture, using 1 tablespoon of the ice water at a time, until all the flour mixture is moistened (4 to 5 tablespoons ice water total). Gather flour mixture into a ball, kneading gently until it holds together.

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Reviews

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2018
Wonderful pie and really easy to make! I would note that half my guests suggested the cheesecake layer needed more sugar, so you may want to add 1/2 c. sugar to that layer. However, no one left even a bite on their plate so the lack of sweetness did not make it unacceptable.