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So Thanksgiving is now just a few days away! WOW……wasn’t it just summer? 

Are you ready?  I’m praying at this point that I don’t need to step in a grocery store again until the weekend.  I’ll be cooking Thanksgiving dinner for just the four of us and my mom……you’d think less people = less stress, but notsomuch!

There’s one thing that just might help with all the stress……..a Pumpkin Pie Milk Shake!

I remember as a kid, my mom and grandma making homemade pies.  The best part, in my eyes. was the flaky buttery crust.   After the pies were filled, the counter, and our faces covered in flour, we would take the scraps of pie dough, lay  them on pan, sprinkle with a little cinnamon and sugar and toss them in the oven and a few minutes later, we had a special pie crust treat!

I wanted pie crust in the milk shake, but wasn’t quite sure how to do it without the crust becoming soggy……when I remembered the pie crust treats! That’s when I had the idea of Pie Crust straws!

notes: 

- for quick and easy, Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust is GREAT!

- I got tired of twisting straws and cut out some dough with a cookie cutter (watch them in the oven, they may take less time)

Pumpkin Pie MilkShake with Pie Crust Straws

Yield: 2

Pumpkin Pie MilkShake with Pie Crust Straws

creamy delicious pumpkin pie alternative

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon and sugar mix
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 3-4 cups vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. Roll out pie crust, cut into thin strips. Twist 2 strips at a time, brush with beaten egg. Place on parchment lined pan and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar
  3. Bake 6-7 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  4. In blender combine pumpkin, milk, vanilla, spice and sugar until blended. Add ice cream and blend until well combined and smooth. (add more milk if too thick)
  5. Pour in glass, serve with pie crust straws (I crumbled some pie crust on top as well)

Notes

Would also be good with whipped cream on top!

*Pie crust straws can be made ahead of time. Store in air tight container.

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These were out of this world good!  Dunking the pie crust straw into the pumpkin flavored iced cream was exactly what I had in mind!  The only thing missing……..I forgot to top with whipped cream!   Darn, guess I need to make another batch soon!

How do you like to eat your pumpkin pie?

More Pumpkin Pie recipes

Layered Walnut Pumpkin Pie

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping

Black Bottom Maple Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Coffee Cake

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Over 160 pies at Love the Pie

 

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Comments

  1. 1

    Love the straws! So fun!

  2. 2

    The pie crust straws in this milkshake are genius! Love it!

  3. 3
    shelly (cookies and cups) says:

    That’s really great Cheryl! Those pie straws are really cute.

  4. 4

    These look fantastic! I could maybe skip pie for one of these after the big meal. YUM!

  5. 5

    These look so scrumptious! I love the straws too :)

  6. 6

    These look amazing! And, the photography makes them look more yummy! Love your site.

  7. 7

    Looks DE-licious!!! I am going to make these Thanksgiving evening.

  8. 8

    I love the addition of the pie crust straws…too cute!!! And your photography always blows me away:-)

  9. 9

    AMAZING Cheryl! I can’t wait to make these for my family! :)

  10. 10

    Looks delicious!! Such a fun idea.

  11. 11

    Love this!! You’re a genius!

  12. 12

    You could open your open soda shop with these! Gorgeous.

  13. 13

    This I have to try…the milkshake and the straws.

  14. 14

    What a fun idea – and I love the idea of pumpkin in a milkshake – my kids would be getting a treat and a serving of pumpkin ;)

  15. 15

    Even though Thanksgiving is in October here, I’ll be making these this weekend!

  16. 16

    This is a winner! LOVE!

  17. 17

    I am in love with this pumpkin pie milk shake! I am with ya on the pie crust scraps….fantastic sweet snacks for sure!

  18. 18

    Cheryl! This is so cute! I bet it is great- I may have to whip this one out for the kids after school today- they would love it!

  19. 19

    Too cute!!!

  20. 20

    Yes I will drink my pie! Thank. You. Very. Much. ;)

  21. 21

    Wow! This looks delicious, Cheryl! I’m not a big pumpkin pie eater, but I think I could definitely go for this milkshake. And how cute and create are those pie crust straws! I love them!

  22. 22

    Freakin’ darling. Gotta show this one to RecipeBoy!

  23. 23

    wow- that is super creative! I love the idea of the straw element! Happy Thanksgiving, Cheryl. Have a wonderful weekend!

  24. 24

    What a cute idea. I love it.

  25. 25

    That is such a cute idea… and one that I will happily steal, thank you very much!!

  26. 26

    Such a sweet idea and it sounds delicious!

  27. 27

    LOVE this!! Totally pinned :)

  28. 28

    I love the pie crust straws! So fun :)

  29. 29

    Cheryl, what a great idea! My son and I are going to love this.

  30. 30

    Wow! Wish I loved pumpkin. Just wanted to thank you for hosting such great giveaways & inspiring.
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family. ;)

  31. 31

    This look soooo good! I want to drink my pies from now on.

  32. 32

    What a great idea – milkshake and pie crust. Seriously, does it get any better than that?!

  33. 33

    Wow, my husband would go crazy for these!! And, I bet the kids would too. And, with pumpkin in them, they’re healthy, right?! ;)

  34. 34

    Pumpkin pie I can suck down with a straw, what could be better!!!??? The pie crust straws are too cute:)

  35. 35

    That looks amazing! Love the pie crust straws. Once upon a time I thought pumpkin and ice cream would be really nasty, but I’ve since seen the light ;)

    P.S. I’m really jealous of your creativity!

  36. 36

    Love, love, love the piecrust straws. So smart!

  37. 37

    Not sure if I can even explain how much I love this. Fabulous.

  38. 38

    such a fun idea! Happy Thanksgiving!!

  39. 39

    The straws are nothing short of genius….simply adorable!

  40. 40

    Seriously amazing, and so much fun!!

  41. 41

    Oh My Goodness!!! I just made Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes and posted it this week!!! I LOVE your piecrust twists though, what a genius idea!!! And as always, completely beautiful imagery!

    :)
    ~Tabitha

  42. 42

    WOW! I have got to make these.

  43. 43

    I saw this on Instagram yesterday…and have been thinking about it ever since :)

  44. 44

    The pie crust straws send this over the top! It looks amazing :)

  45. 45

    Oh. My. Word. This is like a pie in a glass! I might just have to make this one :)

  46. 46

    Pie crusts STRAWS?! Wow, I’m so impressed and want to drink this. right. now!

  47. 47

    wow great idea!

  48. 48

    those are so, so cute!!!

  49. 49

    Oh this looks tooo delicious. I can’t wait to try it.
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  50. 50

    Gorgeous! A perfect combination. Love the straws!

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