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Recipe: Gingersnap Pumpkin Custard


1 cup gingersnap cookie broken pieces (12 small cookies)
1 15-ounce can pumpkin purée
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 whole egg
4 egg whites
1 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4  cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Gently oil 8 ramekins and divide the broken cookie pieces evenly in the bottom of the bowls.
  3. Place the remaining ingredients, except nuts, in a large bowl. With an electric blender, mix until well distributed and smooth.
  4. Evenly distribute the pumpkin mixture over the cookie pieces, sprinkle with nuts and place ramekins in a 9-by-13-inch pan. Fill pan with water to about halfway up the ramekins. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Custard is done when a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove ramekins from pan and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Yields: 8 servings
Calories 168
Protein 7g
Carbohydrate 42g
Fiber 2g
Mono/poly fat 3g
Saturated fat 0g
Sodium 149mg

Sourced: GLC’s Well-Fed Me collection of recipes