Pecan Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

We’re awfully proud of our pecans down here in Texas, and what a way to celebrate them by combining them with good ol’ apple butter—then bake them into a pumpkin pie! Wow!

Prep Time:  20 minutes
Bake Time:   40- 65 minutes

Filling:

1 cup pumpkin
1 cup Fischer & Wieser Texas Pecan Apple Butter
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup evaporated milk
9″ unbaked deep dish pie shell

Combine all filling ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into prepared pie shell.

Streusel Topping:

3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup brown sugar, packed

Bake  in preheated 425° F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350° F; bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
Combine streusel topping ingredients and sprinkle over pie; bake an additional 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 2 hours. Serve immediately or refrigerate. 12 slices

Popularity: 3%

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admin on August 31st 2011 in Desserts, Pecan, pie, pumpkin

Easy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

Try this easy-to-make pumpkin pie  any time—holidays or everyday! Even those who don’t like pumpkin pie profess to love this! Best part–only 20 minutes to make!

Prep Time:  20 minutes

1 ready-made 9” graham cracker pie crust

Filling:

Layer 1: 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 cup Cool Whip from large container
1 cup confectioner’s sugar

Mix together with electric mixer until smooth. Spread over crust.

Layer 2: *1 small package  instant vanilla pudding
1 cup milk
1-1/4 cups Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter

Follow “pie” directions on package for making pudding. Stir Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter into pudding. Spread layer over
cream cheese layer.

Layer 3: Remainder of Cool Whip from large carton.
Spread over Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter layer. Allow to chill thoroughly.
Serves 10- 12

*May omit vanilla instant pudding and just spread Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter over Layer 1 if desired.

Popularity: 3%

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admin on August 19th 2011 in Desserts, pie fillings, pumpkin

Pumpkin Pie Butter Empanadas

These are the easiest little treats your family will ever love! Great for every day breakfasts,  holiday brunches, afternoon teas, or after dinner desserts!

Prep Time:  15 minutes
Bake Time: 10-12 minutes

1 8-ounce can crescent rolls
1/3-1/2 cup Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter
1 can cream cheese frosting (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Open crescent rolls and separate triangles. Place 1 tablespoon Fischer & Wieser Pumpkin Pie Butter in center of each crescent roll. Fold over and press edges together. Place on cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until empanadas are golden brown. Remove from oven. Allow to cool. Frost if desired with cream cheese frosting. Serves 4

Popularity: 2%

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admin on August 17th 2011 in Appetizers, Breakfast, Desserts, pie fillings, pumpkin