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Praline Pumpkin Pie

If you are like me, then you love pumpkin pie! There is nothing likeit for the fall, particularly around the holidays. If you’ve never had the chance to try a Pecan Praline Pumpkin Pie, you will be amazed at just how great it tastes! It’s a wonderful twist on two old classics.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: praline pumpkin pie, pumpkin pie variations, pumpkin pie with praline topping, pumpkin praline pie
Servings: 8
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula

Ingredients

  • 22 ounce can pumpkin puree I know this is a weird measurement. It 1 ½ cans pumpkin puree.
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 ¼ cup evaporated milk

Praline

  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • cup honey
  • 1 pie dough

Instructions

  • Make or buy your pie crust. I used half of the partial wheat recipe and it was delicious with the pumpkin and praline! Make sure and make it in advance. I like to refrigerate mine overnight.
  • Spray or butter your 9 inch pie pan to prep for the dough. Roll ½ recipe of pie dough into pie pan, leaving several inches over the edge. Trim or roll the edge, as shown in video. I made an extra thick outer crust, as this is how my husband likes it. A flaky crust is his favorite. Crimp edges as you choose. Place in refrigerator while you prepare the filling.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients in medium sized bowl. I like to mix it with a whisk until it is smooth, but no need to over mix.
  • Pour filling into prepared pie shell. Place in oven. Bake for about 40-45 minutes.
  • While it is baking, prep your praline. Mix all ingredients and set aside.
  • Remove from oven and drop praline on top. You don't want to drag it across the top when you are putting it on, as this will tear up the pie. I just like to drop it on all over the top. Press into pie lightly.
  • Place back in oven and continue to bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to cool. I like to chill mine overnight. Either way, you are going to love this! Now, sit back and enjoy. You just nailed an amazing pumpkin pie!

Notes

Make your favorite pie crust ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight. My favorite is this partial wheat pie dough!
You can always use storebought pie dough. But let me tell you, it is a skill worth mastering. Besides, making pie crust is a lot easier than it sounds. I’ve gotten to where I can make my crust in less than 5 minutes!
If you are a beginner at making pie crusts, you might be feeling a bit intimidated. I know it can be scary trying something new. You don’t have to be afraid, though. I show you all about how to make pie dough, to help you squash your fears.
Pumpkin praline pie is best chilled, which is perfect for making ahead of time. You can easily make this ahead of your Thanksgiving meal or other holiday meal. That means less pressure on serving day!
When you're ready to serve, check out how to cut a pie so you get perfect slices!
Serve it up with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream!