Diabetic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This diabetic pumpkin pie recipe tops off a tasty Thanksgiving dinner. There is something about the texture of pumpkin pie that makes it a real comfort dessert.

So, top it with a delicious whipped toping and enjoy!

Olga's Pumpkin Pie Recipe

1 1/2 c Cornflakes

2 pk Dietetic Butterscotch Or Vanilla Pudding

1 c Pumpkin; cooked cannd or fresh.

1 large egg 1 ts Diet Margarine; Melted 1 tb ;Hot Water 1/2 c Dietetic Maple Syrup 1 c Nonfat Milk

1. Preheat the oven to 325 Degrees F.

2. Crush the cornflakes. Mix the margarine and water, blending well, then add to the cornflakes, mixing well.

3. Spread the mixture evenly in a 9-inch pie pan, pressing frim around the edge with a spatula. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the oven, remove and let cool to room temperature.

4. Blend the remaining ingredients in a saucepan and cook, over medium heat, while stirring constantly, until it reaches a boil.

5. Cool to room temperature and then pour into the pie shell. C

6. hill for at least three hours before serving. Exchanges per serving: 1 serving = 1 1/2 breads. Calories per serving: 110 From Recipes For Diabetics by Billie Little

Move Over Whipped Cream!

Spice up your traditional pumpkin pie with these three great pumpkin pie toppings.

1. Ginger Chocolate Crunch - Break up the gingersnap cookies and sprinkle them over your chilled pumpkin pie. Chop a 2 ounce of dark chocolate and 2 teaspoons of crystallized ginger and sprinkle them over the gingersnaps. Bake pie uncovered at 350 for 5 minutes! A tasty treat.

2. Cranberry Orange Almond Crunch - Mix together 1/2 cup of oat bran cereal with 1/3 cup almonds, 1/4 cup dried cranberries, and 1/2 teaspoon of orange peel, shredded. Sprinkle of chilled pie.

3. Maple Apple Pecan Crunch - Slice 2 medium ripe apples into thin slices. In a large skillet, cook apples, covered, in about 1/4 cup of water It will take 5 minutes for them to soften. Make sure they do not turn mushy. Drain the remaining liquid off. Place the apples on top of the baked pie and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of pecans or walnuts. To top off the pumpkin pie drizzle with pure maple syrup ( only 1 tablespoon) A delicious diabetic pumpkin pie recipe!

Topping Ideas from DIABETIC LIVING, Vol.5,No.4 Winter 2008 Magazine.

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