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Behold: this mini vegan pumpkin pie recipe that tastes delicious, but might actually not be all that bad for you. As I mentioned previously, I’m a major fan of bite-size treats because they’re the perfect portion to curb that sweet tooth without derailing your diet. This is the perfect recipe to bring to a potluck and share with family and friends. There’s something to be thankful for.

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Chai Spiced Mini Pumpkin Pies

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These delicious mini pumpkin pies will make it hard to eat just one. Packed with ingredients like coconut oil, pumpkin, and coconut sugar, this recipe is the perfect fall treat,
Course Dessert
Cuisine Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword bite size pumpkin pie, chai spice pumpkin pie, vegan pumpkin pie
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 mini pies
Calories 56
Author Amanda

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 8 sheets graham crackers
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chai spice

For the filling:

  • 1 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 3 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 3-4 Tablespoons coconut milk from can*
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup (or other liquid sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Toppings (optional):

  • coconut whipped cream
  • crushed pecans
  • cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Break graham cracker into pieces and put in blender or food processor.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients for the crust and pulse until graham crackers are finely ground.
  • Spoon graham cracker mixture in mini cupcake tin.
  • Flatten crust. I found the end of a citrus reamer worked great!
  • Bake crusts for 5 minutes. Place in fridge to cool while making filling.
  • Add all ingredients for filling to blender and blend until smooth.
  • Take crusts out of fridge and spoon in filling.
  • Flatten tops with knife or spatula.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until fork comes out clean from center.
  • Let chill for 2-3 hours or, preferably, overnight.

Notes

* If you plan on making coconut whipped cream, put the can in the fridge overnight and reserve the hardened cream for the whipped cream and use the liquid for the pie filling!

Nutrition

Serving: 1mini pie | Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.8g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 4.8g

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Mindful Avocado Pumpkin-Pie-010 Chai Spiced Mini Pumpkin Pies  These are so easy to make and literally the most adorable dessert. Look no further, your Thanksgiving dessert recipe is all set with these vegan chai spiced mini pumpkin pies.

You can find this recipe along with other creations I’ve made on Brit + Co!

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