An easy gingersnap topping jazzes up this crustless pumpkin pie.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 1-1/2-quart souffle dish, 8-inch springform pan, or 8 4-ounce ramekins; set aside. For filling, in a medium bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, honey, and pie spice. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat lightly with a fork just until combined. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Pour into prepared dish, pan, or ramekins. If using a springform pan, place on a foil-lined baking sheet. If using ramekins, place in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

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  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes for dish or pan or 30 to 35 minutes for ramekins or until center appears set when gently shaken. Cool 1 hour on a wire rack. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours before serving.

  • Just before serving, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Evenly top the chilled pumpkin mixture with crumbled gingersnaps. Then top evenly with chocolate and ginger.

  • Bake, uncovered, for 4 to 6 minutes or just until chocolate is softened slightly. If using a springform pan, loosen pumpkin from sides of pan by running a thin metal spatula around the edge. Remove sides of pan. Cut into wedges to serve. If using souffle dish, spoon pumpkin out of the dish onto serving plates.

Tips

Tips: For a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet 'N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar. PER SERVING WITH SUBSTITUTE: 112 calories, 5 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g total fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 2 g sat. fat, 2 g fiber. Exchanges: 1.5 other carb 1.5 carb choices.

You can substitute 2 eggs, lightly beaten, for 1/2 cup refrigerated egg product.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 4.4g 9% DV; carbohydrates 31.2g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 23.4g; fat 3.2g 5% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 0.5mg; vitamin a iu 8385.8IU 168% DV; vitamin c 2.4mg 4% DV; folate 19.1mcg 5% DV; calcium 96.8mg 10% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 29.3mg 11% DV; potassium 211.7mg 6% DV; sodium 103.9mg 4% DV.