Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! ♥

Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Pie

Cocoa Ritz Crumb Crust:
1¹⁄3 cups finely crushed Ritz crackers
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbl unsweetened cocoa
5 Tbl butter, melted

Preheat oven to 375°. Stir together Ritz cracker crumbs, sugar, and cocoa. Stir in melted butter. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9″ deep dish pie plate. Bake for 6-7 minutes. Set on cooling rack. Turn oven down to 350°.

Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Filling:
3 oz dark chocolate (I used 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips)
4 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup sugar
1 Tbl cornstarch
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves
1/8 tsp salt
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
1/2 cup heavy cream

Melt chocolate slowly in microwave, set aside to cool. Whisk eggs, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Whisk in pumpkin and cream. Scoop 1 cup of pumpkin filling and mix into melted chocolate. Pour the pumpkin filling into the crust, then drop chocolate/pumpkin mixture by scoopfuls gently onto pumpkin filling. With butter knife, swirl the chocolate mixture to create desired affect. Bake about 45 minutes, until pumpkin custard is set. Original filling recipe found at cooking.com.

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