Pumpkin Pie With Pistachio Praline Sauce

Pumpkin Pie With Pistachio Praline Sauce



8 servings


1 cup Packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons Cornstarch

1 cup Cold water

½ cup American pistachio kernels, chopped

2 tablespoons Butter or margarine

1 teaspoon Vanilla

Favorite pumpkin pie or recipe below

Chopped American pistachios for garnish


Pumpkin Pie

2 Eggs

1 3/4 cups Pumpkin, cooked or canned

3/4 cup Sugar

1 teaspoons Ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger

1/2 teaspoons Salt

1/4 teaspoon cloves


Pumpkin Pie: Beat 2 eggs. Add 1 ¾ cups cooked or canned pumpkin, ¾ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ½ teaspoon each ground ginger and salt and ¼ teaspoon cloves; mix thoroughly. Blend in 1 ½ cups milk. Pour into unbaked 9 inch pie shell. Bake at 425° F. 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350° F. and continue baking 45 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.

Combine brown sugar and cornstarch; add water. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Stir in butter and vanilla. Add pistachios just before serving; mix well. Serve warm or cool over Pumpkin Pie. Top with a dollop of whipped cream; garnish with additional chopped pistachios.


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