Paradise Pumpkin Pie

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
15 mins
1 hr 5 mins

My family loves pumpkin pie - but not I. I don't think I've actually had any, just not interested. But I can follow directions from my Better Homes & Garden cookbook well enough to please them all with this delicious recipe!! ENJOY!!!

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  1. On lightly floured surface, roll pastry to 12" circle.
  2. Place in 9" plate.
  3. Turn over edge; flute.
  4. CREAM CHEESE LAYER: Combine cream cheese, sugar& vanilla, mixing at medium speed on mixer till well blended.
  5. Blend in egg.
  6. Spread onto bottom of pastry shell.
  7. PUMPKIN LAYER: Combine pumpkin, milk, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg& salt; mix well.
  8. Carefully pour over cream cheese mixture.
  9. Bake at 350F for 65 minutes; let cool.
  10. Brush with syrup; top with pecan halves.