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Pumpkin Cream Pie with Chili Lime Pepitas

Layers of creamy spiced pumpkin and lime zested whipped cream piled in a graham cracker crust and topped with chili-lime pepitas.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: No Bake Dessert, Pumpkin Pie, Thanksgiving
Servings: 8

Ingredients

Pumpkin Layer

  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Whipped Cream Layer

  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 lime zested and juiced

Other

  • 1 graham cracker crust
  • 1/4 cup chili-lime pepitas

Instructions

Pumpkin Layer

  • Combine pumpkin puree, milk, heavy cream and pumpkin spice in a pan over medium heat until warmed.
  • Combine egg yolks, sugars, flour, and salt in a bowl until smooth.
  • Mix the egg yolk mixture into the pumpkin mixture and cook over medium high heat, stirring continuously, until thickened.
  • Pour mixture into graham cracker crust.

Whipped Cream Layer

  • Place heavy cream, sour cream, light brown sugar and vanilla extract in a chilled bowl and whip at high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in lime juice and zest.
  • Spread whipped cream over pumpkin layer.
  • Top with chili-lime pepitas and chill for at least 1 hour.