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Layered Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

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Ingredients
  Gingersnap graham crust 1
  Granulated sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Canned pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Prepare Gingersnap-Graham Crust; press crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of a buttered 9-inch pie plate.
Bake in 375° oven for 4 to 5 minutes or till browned.
Cool.
In saucepan combine the 1/3 cup granulated sugar, gelatin, salt, the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, allspice, ginger, and nutmeg.
Combine egg yolks, pumpkin, and milk; stir into gelatin mixture in saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium heat till gelatin dissolves and mixture thickens slightly.
Remove from heat.
Chill gelatin mixture to the consistency of corn syrup, stirring occasionally.
Immediately beat egg whites till soft peaks form.
Gradually add the 1/4 cup granulated sugar, beating till stiff peaks form.
When gelatin is consistency of unbeaten egg whites (partially set), fold in stiff-beaten egg whites.
Pile half the egg white-gelatin mixture into baked crumb crust; set remainder aside.
Combine whipping cream, powdered sugar, vanilla, and the 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
Cover and refrigerate half the mixture.
Whip remaining half till soft peaks form; spread over egg white-gelatin layer in crumb crust.
Top with remaining gelatin mixture; chill several hours or overnight till set.
To serve, whip reserved whipping cream mixture and pass with pie.
Cover; chill to store.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin

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