Mini Pumpkin Pies

Looking for an easy, sweet treat to whip up at home or make with your kid? Try these mini pumpkin pies - perfect for party desserts and midday treats!

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Makes: about 36 mini pies

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 pre-made pie crusts
  • One 15 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar (dark or light)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
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Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray the mini muffin pans with olive oil spray.

2. Roll out pie crust. Using a 3-inch circular cookie cutter, cut out circles and add to the muffin pans.

3. In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine the pumpkin puree, eggs, brown sugar and evaporated milk.  Whisk until smooth. Slowly whisk in the melted butter, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt until the mixture is smooth and well blended.  Pour the filling into crusts.

4. Bake until the filling is just set (with a slight jiggle) or until the crust is light golden brown, about 30-35 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely.

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