Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Healthy Cheap

My healthy cheap pumpkin pie recipe will help you avoid expensive food costs while still enjoying a healthy homemade pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. Impress your family with this affordable dessert!

Crust:  1 ¼ cup flour (GF or AP) ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon sugar ½ cup cold shortening 4 tablespoons cold water 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Filling: 1 ½ cups cooked or canned pumpkin puree 1 cup of coconut milk  ¼ cup brown sugar ⅓ cup white sugar ¼ teaspoon salt

Filling (contd): 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅓ teaspoon ground ginger ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg or allspice a pinch of ground cloves

Combine flour, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut chilled shortening into flour with two knives or a pastry cutter

In a small bowl, whisk together water and vinegar. Pour evenly over the flour mixture. Stir with wooden spoon until well combined.

Wrap and chill for 30 minutes (you can also freeze at this point).

mix all filling ingredients together (pumpkin, coconut milk, sugar, and spices).

Roll cooled dough between two pieces of parchment to a uniform thickness with light, even strokes.

Roll out a circle about 1 inch larger than an upside-down pie plate, to about ½-inch thickness. Transfer to pie plate.

Fill pie shell with filling.

Bake in a 425F oven for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and bake for another 45 minutes

Whip vegan coconut cream with 2 tablespoons of sugar

Pipe using a pastry bag or ziplock bag with the end cut off.

serve and reap the compliments!

Bake - and Save $$$