• 43 Ratings

Chocolate, pumpkin, and cheesecake combine in this delicious pie recipe that's perfect for Thanksgiving or any other occasion.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare and roll out Deep Dish Pie Pastry. Transfer pastry to a 9-1/2- to 10-inch deep-dish pie plate. Trim crust edge 1/2-inch beyond pie plate. Flute edge high. Line pastry with double thickness of foil. Bake 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 6 minutes more or until golden. Cool on wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F.

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  • In medium mixing bowl combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1 egg; beat on low speed until smooth. Spread cream cheese mixture in cooled pastry shell. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate.

  • In bowl combine pumpkin, brown sugar, and spice. Stir in 4 eggs. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Slowly pour pumpkin mixture on chocolate layer. To prevent overbrowning, cover pie edge with foil.

  • Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove foil. Cool on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate within 2 hour. Top with chopped chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

583 calories, (17 g saturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat, 12 g monounsaturated fat), 187 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 35 g sugar, 12 g protein.

Pastry for Deep-Dish Pie

Ingredients

Directions

  • In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the flour mixture; toss gently with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of bowl. Repeat with additional cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until all of the flour mixture is moistened. Shape into a ball.

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Reviews

43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3