Walnut Crunch Pumpkin Pie
Walnut Crunch Pumpkin Pie features a crispy-candied layer of walnuts on top of a delicious creamy pumpkin pie. This makes an elegant version of a traditional holiday dessert.
- 1 9-inch deep-dish pie shell, unbaked
- 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 can (15 oz.) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
COMBINE walnuts and brown sugar in small bowl. Place 3/4 cup nut-sugar mixture on bottom of pie shell. Combine pumpkin, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, eggs, pumpkin pie spice and salt in medium bowl; mix well. Pour into pie shell.
BAKE for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350° F.; bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
COMBINE butter and remaining nut-sugar mixture; stir until moistened. Sprinkle over cooled pie. Broil about 5 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly. Cool before serving.
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Tried this recipe for a Church Bazaar - was the first one sold. Person came back and wanted name, etc of baker --"was the best Pumpkin pie ever!!" I cut out little leaves to decorate the edges of the crust. Pretty !! Definitely doing it again.
This is a fabulous pie! A great variation of Libby's famous pumpkin pie, the nuts and crunch topping compliments the pumpkin and spice flavors, and "dress up" this pie in gourmet style. A new favorite! Will make it again and again for the Holidays.
A Different Pumpkin Pie
This recipe was very easy to follow and make. What a great new way to have a traditional holiday favorite! Made one for Thanksgiving and had to make another for Christmas. Everyone said it was the best Pumpkin Pie they had ever enjoyed!
Great twist on pumpkin pie
I tried this topping on individual pumpkin custards (to save the calories from the crust) and it was superb. My guests loved it too. Adds a great flavor and crunch to the smooth pumpkin filling. It's a keeper.
Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 490
- Calories from Fat: 230
- Total Fat: 26g (40% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 8g (42% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 85mg (28% of DV)
- Sodium: 260mg (11% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 60g (20% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 3g (14% of DV)
- Sugars: 45g
- Protein: 9g
- Vitamin A: 130% of DV
- Vitamin C: 0% of DV
- Calcium: 15% of DV
- Iron: 8% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.