Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

While pumpkin pie deserves respect as a Thanksgiving icon, it’s fun to shake up tradition. Surprise your family and friends with a frozen pie this year—it just might become one of their holiday favorites. No need to let them know how easy it is.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Ready in: 2 hours 20 minutes (including freezing time)
Yield: 10 servings
Ease of Prep: Easy
Recipe Ingredients
  30 small gingersnap cookies (about 7 1/2 ounces)
  2 tablespoons raisins
  1 tablespoon canola oil
  1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  2 pints (4 cups) frozen low-fat vanilla ice cream , softened (see Tip)

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. To prepare crust: Combine gingersnaps and raisins in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add oil and pulse until blended. Press evenly into the bottom and up the sides of the prepared pan.
  3. Bake the crust until set, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. To prepare filling: Combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in a large bowl and mix well. Add ice cream and stir until blended. Spoon the mixture into the cooled pie crust. Freeze until firm, at least 2 hours. Let the pie soften slightly in the refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes before serving.

Cover and freeze the pie for up to 3 days. | Equipment: 9-inch deep-dish pie pan

Tip: To soften ice cream quickly, microwave on Medium-Low for 30 to 60 seconds.

Health Advantages: low calorie, low sat fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight.

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 10
  Amount Per serving
  Calories: 230 cal     Carbohydrate Servings: 3
  Carbohydrates: 42 g   Dietary Fiber: 2 g   Cholesterol: 4 mg
  Fat: 5 g   Sodium: 179 mg   Saturated Fat: 1 g
  Protein: 4 g   Potassium: 165 mg   Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g
  Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (80% daily value)
  Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate, 1 fat
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