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Pumpkin Pie Anyone?

From the survey I have conducted among my friends, NOBODY likes pumpkin. I LOVE it! If you like pumpkin, you may be one of the three people around who would want to remember this recipe. Every year at the girls school, they serve this dessert at the Thanksgiving dinner. I have gone nuts over it. ( I am usually the only soul there who eats it.)

One large can of pumpkin pie mix
One large box of vanilla pudding mix
Half a container of Cool Whip

Mix these together and pour into graham cracker pie crust. Put remaining Cool Whip over the top.

The first time I made this, I made a terrible mistake. Make sure you buy PUMPKIN PIE MIX. I bought 100 % real pumpkin. It was terrible. It was like eating an old bitter root or something. The pumpkin pie mix already has tons of sugar and spices in it. I can just stand there and eat it out of the can!

I hope two or three of you out there can join me in the love of this recipe.

On to other things.......
When Emily sings "Jingle Bells" she says "Jingle bells, Jingle bells, all in the way."

Comments

Erin said…
can't wait to try this. I LOVE pumpkin!

Still ticked at Emily's new lyrics to Jingle Bells. If I'm not sure of the words to songs I make them up too...just have to make sure I don't sing in front of anyone because I've had a few embarrassing moments of sharing my made up lyrics :)
Nichole said…
If you love pumpkin, you should try Paula Dean's Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake. It is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! :)
Lauren said…
For some reason when I think about a pumpkin I just think of a decoration, not something to eat - haha!!
Amanda said…
I love all things pumpkin! You should try making a pumpkin roll with cream cheese filling.

This sounds like a good, easy recipe! I will be trying it.
Heather said…
I love pumpkin. I've been making a super easy pumpkin cake all season. Everyone seems to love it.

1 29oz can of 100% pumpkin
1 box spiced cake mix
2 eggs

Mix all ingredients. Bake in 13x9 pan at 350 for 35-40 mins. Top with some cream cheese frosting, right out of the can :)

Its super moist and delicious!
The Ormons said…
Do you actually eat the pie crust? Ha.. you have another one on me. I don't eat pumpkin pie... ha
We make this every year at Thanksgiving at our house. We love it too!
KT said…
Silly question, do you make the pudding with milk or just mix the powder & the pumpkin? Sounds delicious nonetheless!
MrsSchoon said…
I love pumpkin. You should try this recipe. It is SO good and everyone requests for me to bake them some! I made three batches Monday. :)
http://sweetsavorysouthern.wordpress.com/2007/10/26/baked-pumpkin-bread/
Kandi said…
Oh my goodness how I love pumpkin! I have gotten a little crazy this year with it...I started out with the normal stuff like pumpkin bread, then moved to pumpkin chili, pumpkin french toast, etc. I loved it all...my family didn't think much of the pumpkin chili. I make pumpkin fudge every year...I haven't made it yet b/c I know I will gobble it up when I do.
Abramyan Avenue said…
I love pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice coffee and pumpkin bread!! How can the not??
This sounds good and easy!
-April
Unknown said…
Cute!! And you're not alone! We LOVE Pumpkin at our house too. I'll have to try that recipe! :-)
Kelly said…
I love anything pumpkin! I will be trying this recipe very soon.
cosby2 said…
I also love pumpkin and love to fix this dip. It's great to dip cinnamon grahams or ginger snaps in! Maybe I'll have to fix this for Matthew since he loves his grahams so much...haha. Emily's comments always make me laugh!

Pumpkin Dip
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 (7 ounce) jars marshmallow creme
1 (15 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Directions
1.In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and marshmallow creme until smooth. Add in powdered sugar. Fold in pumpkin and spices. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator until serving.
Just as good the next day too, if you want to make ahead.
Kim said…
I HATE pumpkin! :) This sounds gross to be honest! Let's go eat chips and salsa next week! I think I'll have an "Overland Park" update!
Diane said…
I have had such preggers cravings for pumpkin, I might have to make this tonight! :-) Thanks for sharing.
Katy Morlas said…
Oh, I LOVE LOVE LOVE pumpkin! I have noticed lately that pumpkin doesn't seem to be en vogue. Thanks for keeping the pumpkin love alive!
Amanda Ledford said…
I make one similar to that and it is the only way I will eat pumpkin pie. It is sooooo yummy!!!!
kim_brough said…
I don't like pumpkin pie like really at all, but I found a recipe for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and wowzers were they ever good!
Stacey said…
I was at the grocery store last night and they had one of these for sale. If I had not read your blog I wouldn't have known what it was. =) Have a Merry Christmas!
Jennifer said…
I used to make this with my class when I taught school! They loved the Cool-whip the best.
Yoli said…
I had a dream about making this pie and had the wrong ingredients! I was soooo mad!! Ha! Can't wait to try it! I ♥ pumpkin! Thanks for the great recipes!

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