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Pumpkin Pie Spectacular

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“From Southern Living Nov 2009”
3hrs 20mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fit one piecrust into a 9-inch deep dish pie plate according to package directions; fold edges under and crimp.
  2. Stir together crushed gingersnaps and next 3 ingredients. Press mixture on bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of piecrust.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes.
  4. Stir together pumpkin and next 6 ingredients until well blended. Pour into prepared crust. Place pie on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile make a pecan streusel by combining 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and 3/4 cup chopped pecans.
  7. Sprinkle the Pecan Streusel around the edge of the crust. Bake another 40-45 minutes or until set, shielding edges with aluminum foil during last 25-30 minutes of baking, if necessary.
  8. Insert ginger cookies around edges of crust. Let cool completely on wire rack (about 1 hour).
  9. Before serving, combine whipped topping, ground cinnamon and ginger. Dollop each slice with spiced whipped topping; dust with additional cinnamon.

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