This Is Not a Pumpkin Pie (But It Is Tasty!)

While traveling around the internet this week we ran across a most beautiful pumpkin pie, but to our dismay it wasn't even made of pumpkin... or even pie! Can you guess what it's made from?

This giant pumpkin pie is really a giant sugar cookie that's been iced and adorned with pecans. It travels super easy and is great for kids to grab a slice on the go as they run around your Thanksgiving festivities (without too much worry anyway).

It's an easy way to make something fun and festive without having to bake a pie. Some people still aren't comfortable with the task, but cookies... they're universal. Make it in a full oven or a toaster oven, but no matter what, make sure you send us a piece (not literally, we're not sure it would mail well).

See more: Check out the full recipe and tutorial over at Munchkin Munchies, though we're pretty sure you could use any cookie recipe!

Do you make any fun desserts or stick to the more grownup choices? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Related: How To: Totally Terrific Thanksgiving Turkeys

(Image: Munchkin Munchies)

(Originally published November 12, 2010)

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Sarah Trover has lived all across the Midwest and currently calls the hot dog-laden city of Chicago home. She rides scooters and seeks out kitchens that make the best pie.

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