Delicious Pumpkin Pie - 12 or 18Qt. Roaster

8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
2 cups pumpkin, canned & mashed
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg plus 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger [optional]
1 piece pre-made pie dough
1/2 pt whipped cream for topping

Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven at 350ºF.

Place pie dough in 9" pie pan and press down along bottom and all sides.

Delicious Pumpkin Pie - 12 or 18Qt. Roaster

Pinch and crimp edges together to make a patterned edge. Put pie shell/pan in
freezer for 1 hour to firm up. Remove from freezer and cover shell with foil.

Place in cookwell and bake 10 minutes. Then remove foil and bake another
10 minutes or until crust begins to brown.

In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pumpkin and
beat until blended. Stir in sugar and salt and mix until combined with pumpkin
mixture. Add egg mixture, half-and-half and butter. Then, add vanilla, cinnamon
and ginger [if using] and mix well.

Pour filling into warm pie crust. Place pie on rack in cookwell inside
roaster. Put cover on roaster and bake 50 minutes or until center is set. Remove
and cool on rack. Cut into slices and top with a generous amount of whipped

Delicious Pumpkin Pie - 12 or 18Qt. Roaster

Serves 8