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Pumpkin Torte Recipe

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Gayle Cornwell
Added: Monday, November 20, 2006


Step 1 - Crust:
1-1/2 C graham cracker crumbs
1/2 C melted butter
1/3 C sugar
Mix and pat in 9x13 pan

Step 2 - Topping 1
2 beaten eggs
3/4 C sugar
8 oz. softened cream cheese
Mix with egg beater. Put on top of crust. Bake @ 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Step 3 - Topping 2
In saucepan, mix:
2 C pumpkin (15 oz.)
3 egg yolks (save whites)
1/2 C sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 C milk
1 tsp. cinnamon
Cook until it starts to boil. Remove from heat and add 1 envelope Knox gelatin and 1/4 cup cold water. Cool crust and pumpkin. Beat 3 egg whites and add 1/4 cup sugar. Fold into cooled pumpkin mix. Put on crust.

Top with Cool Whip.




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