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3 New Recipes for Pumpkin Pie

PumpkinPieImagePumpkin pie is a respected staple at the Thanksgiving table. The dessert represents tradition and evokes imagery of the harvest and of fall. Its base, pumpkin, is also an ever increasing fixation in the U.S. According to Nielsen, last year sales of pumpkin-flavored products increased by 13.5% – following 2012 when sales increased 12%. The round orange squash is hot and you can now find pumpkin EVERYTHING (i.e., Pumpkin spice e-cigarettes?! No, thanks.).

Stick to the basics of your traditional pumpkin pie, but this holiday season, try introducing a twist. These fun recipes, using Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, are easy, and best of all have been specially paired with a recommended Riesling wine. Dessert + Wine? Now you have a #RieslingtoFeast.

Check out the descriptions and find the full recipes below the fold!

Cinnamon Creme Pumpkin Pie – paired with Pacific Rim Dry Riesling

This delicious cinnamon topping gives your pumpkin pie that special homemade touch that will leave your friends begging for the recipe.

Salted Caramel “Turtle” Pumpkin Pie – paired with Pacific Rim Riesling

Move over whipped cream! Sweet and salty with a bit of crunch, this twist on pumpkin pie might become the new contender for your family’s favorite way to serve pumpkin pie.

Cranberry Cream Topped Pumpkin Pie – paired with Pacific Rim Sweet Riesling

Looking for a tart and tangy twist to traditional whipped cream? Top your pumpkin pie with this beautiful, creamy topping and enjoy the compliments!

Cinnamon Crème Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients
• 1 Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, baked and chilled
For the crème:
• 1½ cups heavy cream
• ¾ cup mascarpone cheese
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
• 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
Instructions
1. Bake Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie as instructed.
2. Combine all crème ingredients and whip until it holds peaks.
3. Spoon crème over pie covering it all and forming a dome (cover crust to crust).
Salted Caramel “Turtle” Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients
• 1 Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, baked and chilled
• 1 container caramel ice cream topping
• ½ cup chopped pecans
• 1 teaspoon sea salt
• 1 container of hot fudge ice cream topping
Instructions
1. Bake Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie as instructed.
2. Sprinkle pecans on pumpkin pie.
3. Stir salt into caramel sauce and drizzle over pie.
4. Warm hot fudge and drizzle over pie.
5. Chill pie until chocolate sets.
Cranberry Cream Topped Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients
• 1 Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie, baked and chilled
• ¼ cup dried cranberries
For the cream:
• 1 cup heavy cream
• ½ cup mascarpone
• 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
•  ½ teaspoon vanilla
• ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
• ⅓ cup cranberry sauce
Instructions
1. Bake Sara Lee Pumpkin Pie as instructed.
2.Combine all ingredients for the cream and whip until it holds peaks.
3. Cut pie into portion sizes.
4. Garnish with a large spoonful of cranberry whipped cream.
5. Sprinkle with dried cranberries.

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