Mini Pumpkin Pies

  • 10MINS
  • 15MINS
  • 17KCAL

These slimming friendly Mini Pumpkin Pies are the perfect treat for this time of year. They’re fantastic for calorie counting or plans like Weight Watchers!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories17
  • Carbs2g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.2g
  • Sugars0.4g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

These Mini Pumpkin Pies are the perfect winter treat and are a great sweet treat if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers!

As soon as the nights start getting shorter and the weather gets cooler, pumpkin spiced food and drink starts to pop up everywhere. We absolutely love this flavouring, but it can be difficult to enjoy these treats without going over your calories or Points.

Our Mini Pumpkin Pies use filo pastry which is really easy to use and cooks quickly. Filo pastry is often so underrated, but we love it as it’s low in calories and Points which makes it slimming friendly!

These Mini Pumpkin Pies always go down a treat at Halloween and Christmas parties – they’re also a great snack to satisfy your sweet tooth!

What diets are these Mini Pumpkin Pies suitable for?

This Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe is suitable for dairy free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per 2 Mini Pumpkin Pies if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Mini Pumpkin Pies recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Mini Pumpkin Pies?

To make these Mini Pumpkin Pies you’ll need one of these Mini Muffin Trays from Amazon. We’ve used it for a lot of our other canapés too!

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We like to use these Mini Muffin Trays and you can pick these up on Amazon.

How many calories are in these Mini Pumpkin Pies?

There are 17 calories per portion in this Mini Pumpkin Pies, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

These Mini Pumpkin Pies are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Pre heat the oven to 160 degrees.

Step 2

Spray a mini muffin tin with low calorie cooking spray. Cut the sheet of filo pastry into 32 squares and use 16 to line the mini muffin tin. Spray again with low calorie cooking spray and put a second piece of filo into each of the 16 cases.

Step 3

Bake for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Meanwhile, in a food processor place the pumpkin, almond milk, granulated sweetener, eggs and spices and mix until smooth.

Step 5

Take the filo cases out of the oven and fill with the pumpkin mixture.

Step 6

Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 7

Serve warm or cold, with an optional dusting of icing sugar.

What could I serve with these Mini Pumpkin Pies?

These Mini Pumpkin Pies are fantastic additions to Halloween and Christmas party buffets and are great served alongside the following:

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How do you know when these Mini Pumpkin Pies are cooked?

You should bake your Mini Pumpkin Pies for 10 minutes or until the filling is firm and the pastry is golden.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you store these Mini Pumpkin Pies for?

You can store these Mini Pumpkin Pies in an airtight container for 3 days or so – but we think they taste better freshly baked!

Can I freeze these Mini Pumpkin Pies?

No, we wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Mini Pumpkin Pies

These slimming friendly Mini Pumpkin Pies are the perfect treat for this time of year. They’re fantastic for calorie counting or plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    15 MINS
  • KCals 17
  • Carbs 2G
WW Points
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet filo pastry
  • 150 grams cooked pumpkin or butternut squash
  • 50 mls unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp granulated sweetener
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg ground or finely grated
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 160 degrees
  2. Spray a mini muffin tin with low calorie cooking spray. Cut the sheet of filo pastry into 32 squares and use 16 to line the mini muffin tin. Spray again with low calorie cooking spray and put a second piece of filo into each of the 16 cases
  3. Bake for 5 minutes
  4. Meanwhile, in a food processor place the pumpkin, almond milk, granulated sweetener, eggs and spices and mix until smooth
  5. Take the filo cases out of the oven and fill with the pumpkin mixture
  6. Bake for 10 minutes
  7. Serve warm or cold, with an optional dusting of icing sugar

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Pauline KettletyFriday 30th November 2018

Hi, why almond milk, can it substituted.?

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BecFriday 26th October 2018

Hello, can you tell me how long these should last in the fridge? Just debating how far in advance I can cook them for an event.
Thanks!

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