Layered Walnut Pumpkin Pie

Recipe by Sweet PQ
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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Finely chop the walnuts and set aside.
  • Soften the gelatin in water in a 2 quart saucepan. Stir in the pumpkin, 1/2 cup of sugar, milk, lightly beaten egg yolks, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Heat just to boiling, stirring constantly. Turn heat to very low & cook 5 minutes more, stirring.
  • Remove from heat & cool. Chill until mixture thickens slightly.
  • Beat egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually beat in 2 tablespoons of the sugar, beating until stiff. Fold into the pumpkin mixture along with the chopped walnuts.
  • Beat the whipping cream with the remaining sugar until stiff.
  • Turn half the pumpkin mixture into the prepared pie shell & level off.
  • Top with 3/4 of the whipped cream spread in an even layer.
  • Top with remaining pumpkin filling.
  • Decorate with remaining whipped cream and walnut halves.
  • Chill at least 4 hours before serving.
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