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Healthy Mini Pumpkin Pies

You can't have thanksgiving without pumpkin pie! This recipe makes it easier for my mother with diabetes to enjoy all of the thanksgiving traditions. With less carbs and sugar, these pumpkin pies work perfectly for us!





Crust Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond flour

  • 1/2 cup flour (I use a gluten free flour substitute)

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

  • 1 egg


Pumpkin Filling Ingredients:

  • 1 15oz can or 2 cups pumpkin puree

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 egg + 1 egg white

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat greek yogurt

  • 2 teaspoons gelatin powder

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 tablespoons almond butter


Directions:

  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. in a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, flour, 1/4 cup almond butter, coconut oil and 1 egg. Mix until a moldable dough forms

  3. spray a muffin tin with non stick spray

  4. scoop 1 1/2 tablespoons of dough into each muffin form

  5. with clean fingers, press and shape the dough across the bottom and up the sides in an even layer. set aside

  6. in a large bowl, combine pumpkin puree, honey, egg and egg white. whisk to combine

  7. add brown sugar, yogurt, and almond butter. Whisk until fully combined

  8. add pumpkin pie spice, salt, baking powder, and gelatin powder, Whisk one more time.

  9. Scoop pumpkin fililing into each crust.

  10. Bake for 25 minutes.

  11. Allow to cool before removing from muffin tin.

  12. serve as is, or top with whipped cream or my favorite, honey full fat greek yogurt.

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