Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Thanksgiving This-and-That

One Thanksgiving when I was in college my mom made this AMAZING pumpkin pie that I really loved.  I started making it anytime I went to a festive celebration in November or December, and at my sister-in-law's request, I'm going to share it today.  Here you are, Katie!  :)  

I really like it because it's a cold pie made with pudding and Cool Whip, and who doesn't love that?

Click HERE to download the recipe card.

I was thrilled when stores started carrying the extra large pie crust.  You really need it for this recipe because it makes a lot filling.  But whatever is left over you can just enjoy with a spoon.  You should make sure it turned out all right, after all.

On another Thanksgiving note, have you read this book?  I love it.  It really is an amazing story.  I bought it on Black Friday last year and read it to Ella the other night.  She came home with her first Indian headdress and book with pictures of pilgrims and Indians.  It was fun to share this story of God's providence with her.  

Every once in a great while,
the hand of God is easy to see,
and for a brief moment,
fairy tales and history are the 
same thing.  This story is about
one of those times.

-from Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Metaxas

And on one more Thanksgiving note, if your local Dairy Queen carries the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard, you should totally check that out. 


  1. Yay!! Thank you SO MUCH, dear Lynn, for the DELICIOUS recipe. You're a sweetheart to pass along the secret to your famous holiday treat.

    And the book looks wonderful; we'll definitely have to make the purchase, at least for next year.

    You've got me wishing we had a Dairy Queen were closer by . . .

    Love you!

  2. I think you have the book, Katie. David read it to us the Thanksgiving we celebrated at your house.

  3. I am sad I didn't see your famous holiday recipe BEFORE I went to the grocery store. I just got back! Oh well...guess it's regular pumpkin pie this year. I will save this recipe for Christmas! :) Thanks for sharing! And can't wait to check out the book...