Whenever the holidays roll around, it can be hard to choose what pie to make with so many classic and delicious options on the table. So we solved one problem for you: we combined two standby pie flavors into one delicious and photo-worthy recipe. Combining the very best of seasonal fall ingredients like apples and pumpkins, this sweet treat is the perfect showpiece to bring to the party, or to guest star at your own.
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch cubes, chilled in the freezer for 20 minutes
8 tablespoons ice water, plus more if needed
1 tablespoon sanding or demerara sugar (Sugar in the Raw)
4 apples (about 2 pounds), peeled, cored, and diced (about 3 ¼ cups diced)
3 tablespoons lemon juice, plus 2 teaspoons zest (from 1 medium lemon)
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice blend
½ cup plus ⅓ cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon salt
One 15-ounce can packed pure pumpkin
3/4 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Sweetened whipped cream, for serving
Two hearty favorites combined!
Okay, I’ll admit it—it’s really that good.
The perfect appetizer for your next gathering!