Like most components of a traditional Thanksgiving meal, pumpkin pie is often considered holy and untouchable. The family recipe is the family recipe, and no one would dare alter a single spice. But maybe, just maybe, it would be fun to skip the pumpkin pie this year and try something new.
If you’re looking to start a pumpkin pie rebellion, look no further than these seven innovative takes on pumpkin pie from chefs across the country.
F&W’s Justin Chapple came up with this nearly foolproof layered dessert of silky pumpkin mousse and coffee-dipped ladyfingers.