Thursday, November 27, 2008

Whew... I did it! Thanksgiving Dinner was a success!

We did it! We cleaned the house, cooked dinner and had everything ready when the family showed up at 4! Our meal was wonderful and the kitchen is cleaned... all in time to watch Grey's Anatomy!

Our dinner was wonderful. Our menu included Smoked Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Pineapple Casserole, Cranberry Relish, Homemade Rolls, Pumpkin Cobbler and Turtle Pumpkin Pie! Yum!

The Turtle Pumpkin Pie was THE BEST! For those of you who love to cook... TRY THIS RECIPE!


Turtle Pumpkin Pie


1/4 C + 2 Tablesppons carmel Ice Cream Topping
Graham Cracker Pie Cruse
1 Package Chopped Pecans
1 Cup Reduced Fat Milk
2 Boxes (4 serving) Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
1 Cup Canned Pumpkin
1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
8 ounces of whipped topping

1. Pour 1/4 cup of th carmel topping into the pie crust. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup of the pecans.
2. Whisk together milk, pudding mixes, pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the whipped topping. Chill at least one hour.
3. Top with remaining 1 1/2 cups whipped topping and 2 tablesppons EACH of carmel topping and pecans just before serving. Makes 10 servings!


Enjoy the recipe. I am off to watch Grey's and then to bed. I'm getting up at 4 a.m. Tomorrow is Black Friday and I need to help support the economy! WOOHOOO!

Have a Great Thanksgiving!


1 comment:

Barb said...

What a handsome group!! Wish I could have been with you to finally meet your Mom!