Welcome to day 29 of Tag Sale Tastes’ Pumpkinpalooza!

Today I tried a McDonald’s Pumpkin & Cream Pie.  This little hand pie intrigued me.  I saw a sign at the drive through that said simply “try our new pumpkin & cream pies.”  It looked as if it had been printed on someone’s computer.  No graphics, no logo, just a black and white mandate to try the pumpkin & cream pie.  So I did.

pie sign

I assumed it was a fried pie, but the generic box it came in said the pie was “baked to perfection.”


And here is the perfect little pie:


The filling consists of a pumpkin layer and a cream cheese (of sorts) layer:


As best I can tell, this signature pie is new this year, and I think it may only be available in select markets.  If you happen to see a sign saying “try our new pumpkin & cream pie,” do so. This little pie was surprisingly delicious.  The two layers combined to produce a wonderful pumpkin cheesecake-like filling surrounded by tender flaky crust.  It was lightly spiced and not overly sweet.  I was sad when it was gone.  It was 89 cents’ worth of pumpkin joy.

Rating:  5 pumpkins (out of 5)


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  2. This post makes me remember the days when McD’s sold FRIED apple pies and they were delicious. When they started baking them to make them healthier, I gave up. Maybe, just maybe, I’ll give these a try even though they are baked. There just might be hope yet.

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