Friday, November 20, 2009

Pumpkin Torte

Also given to me by Dione in my ward. SO good!

24 crushed graham crackers
1/3 c. sugar
½ c. butter (real)
2 eggs beaten
¾ c. sugar
8 oz. cream cheese
Cooks over crust; bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees

2c. pumpkin (canned pumpkin – not pie-mix)
3 egg yolks
½ c. sugar
½ c. milk
½ t. salt
1T. cinnamon
¼ c. cold water
1 envelope Knox plain gelatin

Combine crust ingredients and press into a 13"x 9" or 8” x 8” pan (four layers) Beat cream cheese and sugar together. Add eggs and beat again. Pour cream cheese layer over crust and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool.
Cook ingredients in pan with wire whip till boiling (1 to 2 mins, splats.). Remove from heat. Dissolve gelatin in water and stir in pumpkin mix.
Whip three egg whites until stiff then add ¼ c. sugar, fold into pumpkin mixture when cooled.

Pour mixture over cooled baked crust. TOP with ½ pint whipping cream.

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