Mini Pumpkin Pies with Maple Whipped Cream
Everyone loves this holiday season because it is a time for baking and enjoying sweet desserts. Sweet potato pies, apple pies, and pear desserts make an appearance on every dinner table, almost every weekend of the season. This holiday season shake up the dessert table and make these adorable mini pumpkin pies. We heard you. An ordinary pumpkin pie is just that. Ordinary and sometimes plain. To make things fun, we started out by making the pumpkin pie into mini pies. We added warm seasonal spices to the filling and, instead of the usual pie shell, used phyllo pastry sheets as a shell. Butter and stack the sheets, then cut into squares and press them into the cups of a muffin tin. Top with the pumpkin filling and bake. The crowning touch to these pumpkin mini pies is the maple-spiced whipped cream, which is delicious spooned over a mug of coffee or hot chocolate.