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Pumpkin Delight

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Ingredients

1 cup flour
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup sugar
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 cups pumpkin
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 package (1 ounce) Knox gelatin
1/4 cup water
3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
1 large tub Cool Whip

Instructions

Mix together flour, margarine and pecans and press into a 9x13-inch pan. Beat together eggs, sugar and cream cheese; pour over prepared crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove and cool. Mix together pumpkin, egg yolks, sugar, milk, salt and cinnamon; cook until thick. Remove from heat and add gelatin dissolved in water; stir well and cool. Beat egg whites; when peaks form, add sugar. Add to pumpkin mixture. Pour into crust and cool to set. To serve, add Cool Whip and sprinkle with nuts. Refrigerate.

Jodie Lightner-Smith
Port Byron



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