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postheadericon No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie is a delicious, rich and creamy pie that is perfect for your Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and New Year’s Day dinner menu. Since it leaves your oven free for the entree and side dishes. Pumpkin, spice, sweetened condensed milk, and whipped topping combine together in a ready made pie crust to make it is a simple to assemble dessert. Makes 10 servings. No-Bake Pumpkin Pie will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.no-bake-pumpkin-pie


1 envelope unflavored gelatin, (such as Knox brand)
1/3 cup water
1 can (15 oz) pumpkin
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
1 large (10 inch, 9 oz) graham cracker pie crust
Whipped Topping for garnish, (optional)


1. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small saucepan. Let stand 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves.

2. Combine pumpkin, sweetened condensed milk and pumpkin pie spice with a wire whisk until well blended. Stir in gelatin mixture. Let cool 10 minutes. Gently stir in whipped topping.

3. Pour mixture into crust. Refrigerate at least 3 hours, or until set.

4. Cut pie into 10 equal size slices. Top each serving with whipped topping if desired.

Source: Original recipe and image from: Butterball.com http://www.butterball.com/recipes/detail/easy-no-bake-pumpkin-pie

Calories: 302, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 14mg, Sodium: 328mg, Sugars: 35g, Carbohydrates: 46g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 6g

postheadericon Sweet Potato Pie

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Sweet Potato Pie is a delicious recipe for this traditional Southern pie. It takes (30) minutes to prepare, but the final results are ALWAYS worth the time and effort. It will go quickly; so make a second one for after the guests leave or you won’t have any for yourself. Made with either fresh or canned sweet potatoes, spiced with brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg to give the perfect, to die for flavor in a made from scratch crust. Topped with whipped cream. Makes (8) Servings. Sweet Potato Pie will be loved by your family, friends and guests.sweet-potato-pie


For Crust:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp salt
1/3 cup butter, cut into chunks
3 to 4 tbsp cold water

For Filling:
1-1/4ups firmly packed brown sugar
4 medium size sweet potatoes, cooked skins removed, (1-1/2 cups) mashed.
{Note: 1-1/2 cups canned mashed sweet potatoes may be substituted}.

3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup (8 oz) canned evaporated milk
3 eggs

Heavy Whipping Cream


1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Combine flour and 1/8 tsp salt in a bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough water with fork just until flour is moistened. Shape into a ball; flatten slightly.

3. Roll out ball of dough on lightly floured surface into a 12″ circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough into 9″ pie pan; unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2″ from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge. Set aside.

4. Combine all filling ingredients except evaporated milk, eggs and whipped cream in a bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add milk and eggs; beat at low speed until well mixed.

5. Pour filling into crust. Bake 50-60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. If crust is browning too quickly, cover edge with a 2-inch wide strip of aluminum foil. Cool completely. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired. Sprinkle with decorator sugar, if desired. Store refrigerated.

Yield: 8 servings

Calories: 390, Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 100mg, Sodium: 290mg, Carbohydrates 64g, Fiber 2g, Protein 7g

postheadericon Peanut Butter NO-Bake Pie

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Peanut Butter NO-Bake Pie is a a delicious, easy and quick recipe for the creamiest and best peanut butter pie you will ever taste. Takes only 15 minutes to assemble and 1 hour in refrigerator. Made with white chocolate, whipped topping, vanilla pudding, bananas and creamy peanut butter in a graham cracker crust. No baking, easy, quick and delicious. What more could one ask for? Makes 8 servings. Peanut Butter NO-Bake Pie will be loved by all of your family, friends anpeanut-butter-no-bake-pied guests.


1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 (4 oz) pkg. white chocolate
1-1/2 cups cold milk
1 (4-serving size) box vanilla flavor instant pudding mix
1 cup thawed, frozen whipped topping
1 large banana, thinly sliced
1 ready-to-use graham cracker crumb crust (6 oz)


1. Microwave peanut butter and chocolate in a microwavable safe bowl on MEDIUM (50%) 2-1/2 minutes; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended.

2. Pour milk into a large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended. Add peanut butter mixture; beat until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping.

3. Place bananas on bottom of crust; cover with pudding mixture. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.
YIELD: 8 Servings.

postheadericon Banana Cream Pie

4.53 avg. rating (90% score) - 15 votes

Banana Cream Pie is an easy and delicious No-Cooking recipe for a fabulous pie. Made with fat-free, sugar free pudding mix and skim milk in a low-fat graham cracker crust. It is also a low fat, low calories low sodium, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings and takes only 15 minutes to prepare. Banana Cream Pie will be loved by all of your family, frienbanana-cream-pieds and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 3 Hours-15 Minutes.


2  medium size ripe bananas, sliced
1 ready-to-use reduced-fat graham
cracker crumb crust (6 oz)

2-1/2 cups cold skim milk
2 (4 serving size) boxes fat-free, sugar-free
vanilla instant pudding mix

2 cups thawed fat-free whipped topping
(such as “Cool Whip Free”), divided

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postheadericon Double Chocolate Pie

3.57 avg. rating (76% score) - 14 votes

Double Chocolate Pie is an easy recipe for a delicious chocolate pie made with fat-free and sugar-free white and dark chocolate pudding mixes. Total assembly time of 10 minutes with NO COOKING. A heart-healthy and WeightWatchers friendly (5) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Makes 8 servings. A great and simple recipe for any day of the week. Double Chocolate Pie will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.double-chocolate-cream-pie

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: No Cooking.
Refrigeration Time: 4 Hours.


1. 1 (1.4 oz) box fat free, sugar free chocolate instant pudding mix
2 cups cold skim milk, divided
1 (8 oz) carton frozen fat free whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 (6 oz) ready-to-use reduced-fat graham cracker crumb crust
1 (1.0 oz) box fat free, sugar free white chocolate instant pudding mix


1. Beat together the chocolate pudding mix and 1 cup milk with whisk 2 minutes (Pudding will be thick). Stir in half the whipped topping; spread onto bottom of crust.

2. Repeat with white chocolate pudding mix, remaining milk and remaining whipped topping; spread over pudding layer in crust.

3. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.

Yield: 8 Servings

WW PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 2-1/2

Diet Exchange:
2-1/2 Starch + 1/2 Fat

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/double-chocolate-pie-53634.aspx

Calories: 200, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 440mg, Sugars 13g, Carbohydrates 36g, Fiber 1g, Protein 3g

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