Ag Trivia: Pumpkin Patch
WITH FALL COMES HARVEST AND THIS FUN PIE RECIPE
The origin of pumpkin pie occurred when American colonists sliced off the pumpkin top, removed the seeds, and filled the insides with milk, spices and honey. The pumpkin was then baked in hot ashes.
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PUMPKIN PATCH PIE
2 packages (4 serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Graham cracker crumbs
1 container whipped topping
1 gallon Ziploc freezer bag
2 2/3 cups cold milk
25 small cups
Combine the milk and instant pudding in the Ziploc bag. Remove the air and Ziploc shut. Squeeze and kneed with hands until blended for 1 minute. Add the pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger.
Remove the air and Ziploc shut. Squeeze and kneed with hands until blended for 2 minutes. Place ½ tablespoon of graham cracker crumbs in the bottom of small cups. Cut corner of gallon freezer bag and squeeze pie filling into cups. Garnish with 1 container (8 ounces) whipped topping.
Add a spoon. Serve and enjoy.
Serves 26, enough for a family and friends or a class of 25.
Trivia source: University of Illinois Extension.
For more information, contact Diane Olson, MFB Promotion and Education Programs, (573) 893-1414 or email Diane.