This was a great treat for us at Thanksgiving! We hope that you like it as well as our families did!
1 1/4 cups raw soaked cashews
1 cup maple syrup
1 can organic pumpkin puree (16 ounces)
2 tsp of pumpkin spice
or if not available use
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
Soak 1 cup of cashews in 2 1/2 cups of water in a large bowl over night in the fridge.( 8 hours )
Use the Almond Crust Recipe on The Nutrition and Wellness Website
Partially bake 7-10 minutes and take out to cool.
Drain water from cashews. They should be very soft.
Place cashews in the Vitamix and blend at a high speed until a paste is created.
Add in order pumpkin, maple syrup and spices.
Blend on low increasing to high for 3-5 minutes until completely creamy.
Pour pie filling into the pie crust.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes and reduce to 350 for 30-40 minutes.
The tooth picking should come out slightly wet.
Cool for 2 hours