Pumpkin Torte II

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This pumpkin dessert has a graham cracker crust and cream cheese and pumpkin layers. It's finished with whipped topping and walnuts.

1
Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 9x13-inch pan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ½ cup margarine, melted

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 3 eggs, beaten

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 3 eggs, separated

  • ½ cup milk

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • ¼ cup boiling water

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 3 tablespoons ground walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9x13 inch pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs and margarine. Evenly press into prepared pan to form a crust.

  3. Blend together the cream cheese, eggs and sugar; evenly spread over crust and bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Set aside to cool.

  4. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine the pumpkin, egg yolks, milk, 3/4 cup sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Set aside to cool.

  5. Combine gelatin and cold water in a small bowl and allow to soften for 5 minutes. Mix in boiling water to dissolve. Stir into the pumpkin mixture.

  6. In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar; beat until stiff. Fold into pumpkin mixture and pour over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours, and cut into squares. Top with whipped topping and sprinkle with walnuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

483 Calories
28g Fat
53g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 483
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 582mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 192mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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