- Posted October 14, 2013 by
Frozen Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving Dinner Dessert
No-bake desserts are a wonderful time-saver for busy holiday cooks. Not only are they quick & easy to make, no-bake desserts also won't hog any oven space so you can make room for the turkey and sides! Let your freezer do the work and reap the rewards when your friends and family enjoy these no-bake easy desserts.
This wonderful new twist to the traditional pumpkin pie has vanilla ice cream or you can check some ice cream recipes for your thanksgiving dinner. in the bottom and is lined with a gingersnap crust! Cool and refreshing!
Garnish each slice with a dollop of whipped topping and some crushed gingersnaps if you like or combine with some chocolate recipes too.
Frozen Pumpkin Pie
1 1/2 cups crushed gingersnap cookies
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
In a small bowl mix together 1 1/2 cups crushed gingersnaps and 1 tablespoon sugar. Stir in melted butter or margarine. Press mixture evenly into a 9 inch pie plate. Bake for 15 minutes. Allow to cool.
In a medium bowl, combine pumpkin, 1 cup sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Fold in whipped topping.
Spread ice cream in an even layer in bottom of cooled gingersnap crust. Pour pumpkin mixture over ice cream. Freeze at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped topping and crushed gingersnaps if desired.