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Turtle Pumpkin Pie

Tired of the traditional pumpkin pie? Here's an alternative that is delicious and easy!
Author Marty's Musings


  • 1/4 cup fudge ice cream topping or caramel
  • 1 ready-to-use graham cracker crust
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 2 pkgs 3.4 oz each vanilla instant pudding
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 8- oz. whipped topping thawed


  • Pour fudge topping onto bottom of pie crust and sprinkle with nuts.
  • Beat next 5 ingredients in large bowl with whisk until blended.
  • Stir in 1 1/2 cups whipped topping and spoon into crust.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Top with remaining whipped topping, drizzle with fudge and sprinkle with nuts.


I only had fudge topping on hand but caramel topping is even better!
You can carefully transfer crust from pie pan to a plate before filling with the ingredients if you want a more festive look!