Maple Ginger Pumpkin Pie
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup hazelnut meal or ground nuts
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
6 tablespoons butter, softened
6 tablespoons cold orange juice or water
Optional: 1 tablespoon date sugar
1 15-ounce can pumpkin
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon each cinnamon and ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup evaporated fat-free milk
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon finely grated, peeled ginger root
1. In a food processor, pulse together flour, nut meal, spices, and butter to form crumbs. Pour mixture into a bowl, and gradually add orange juice or water to form dough. Press into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. If desired, sprinkle with date sugar. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 to10 minutes. Remove from oven, and allow to cool.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine filling ingredients through evaporated milk, blending well. Stir in flour and gingerroot pieces.
3. Bake at 375 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes. Cool or chill before serving.
Nutrition info per serving (10): 174 calories; 8 g fat; 4 g saturated fat; 52 mg cholesterol; 6 g protein; 46 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 57 mg sodium