Friday, November 14, 2014

Author Thom Battisto's Favorite Recipe...

Hello fans and followers. For the month of November we are going to be featuring some of our authors' and team members' favorite recipes every Tuesday and Friday right here on the JLB Creatives Publishing Blog.

Today we're featuring children's author Thom Battistos's favorite recipe. Find out more about Thom's children's books by visiting Sydney Finds a Job.

This is one of my many favorite Thanksgiving foods:

1-3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
tlb brown sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 stick melted butter

3 8oz. packages of cream cheese at room temp.
1 15oz. can pureed pumpkin
3 eggs + 1 egg yolk
 1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ground clove
tlball purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 F.

In medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Add melted butter then press crumb mixture flat into a 9" spring form pan. Set aside.

Beat cream cheese until smooth. 
Add pumpkin puree, eggs, egg yolk, sour cream, sugar and all the spices. 
Add flour and vanilla. 
Beat together until well combined.
Pour into crust and spread evenly

Bake in oven for 1 hour
Turn off oven and crack oven door open, leaving pie in oven for 1/2 hour 
Remove from oven and let sit for 1/2 hour, then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.

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