Cinnamon Pie

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Holiday pies are something I look forward to each and every year. Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, chocolate pie… I seriously cannot get enough of them!

However this year I wanted to try a new (at least new to me) pie variety.

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I was recently listening to an old Paul Simon album and stopped in my tracked with a heard the line “She was baking a Cinnamon Pie” in the song Hurricane Eye.

Cinnamon Pie? Never heard of it.

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Don’t get me wrong… I’ve eaten more than my fair share of cinnamon rolls, cinnamon cookies, cinnamon cake, cinnamon cornbread, and cinnamon bread over the years. Yet had never ever tried Cinnamon Pie.

Paul Simon, challenge accepted!

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After hunting down multiple recipes I noticed quite a large discrepancy in what is considered a Cinnamon Pie. Some were gooey and gelatinous. Some were like a cinnamon cake baked inside a pie crust. Some were double crusted. Some were chunky.

There didn’t seem to be a set standard.

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The recipes that stood out to me as the most appealing were the smooth creamy Cinnamon Pie recipes.

So I made notes on the the best elements of each recipe, and set off the create my variation of Cinnamon Pie.

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Today’s recipe is my version of Cinnamon Pie. The filling is light and silky with a strong cinnamon essence and a touch of nutmeg to offset the flavor.

It’s divine. Truly.

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It’s the perfect finish to a holiday family feast.

Spoon a dollop of whipped cream over the top and you have a new annual tradition. Cinnamon Pie is a treat your family will ask for again again!

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4.74 from 15 votes

Cinnamon Pie

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Absolutely the Best Cinnamon Pie Recipe! Perfect creamy cinnamon filling baked into a golden crust. Cinnamon Pie is the perfect dessert for holiday meals.
Servings: 8 Servings
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 421mg 18%
Potassium 133mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 27g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 19.9%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 11.6%
Iron 5.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Roll and fit a pie crust into a standard 9 inch pie dish. Crimp the edges and place the pie crust in the refrigerator.

  2. Place the cream cheese and brown sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat of high until light and fluffy, about 3-5 minutes. Scrape the bowl with a spatula, then beat in the eggs. Scrape the bowl again, then set the mixer on low and mix in cream, flour, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and nutmeg until very smooth.

  3. Pour the cinnamon filling into the prepared pie pan. Bake for 35 minutes, until the center seems set when jiggled, but not totally firm. Bake another 5 minutes if needed. Cool completely. Cover and chill.
  4. Take out of the refrigerator 1 hour before serving. Dust the top of the pie with powdered sugar. Cut and serve with whipped cream if desired.

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86 comments on “Cinnamon Pie

  1. Lindaposted November 9, 2018 at 6:59 pm Reply

    This looks amazing! I love cinnamon flavored desserts. Thank you for sharing. I have to give this a try!

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda

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  3. Renee Eltonposted November 8, 2018 at 2:01 pm Reply

    I was just watching Psych S5E12 “Duel Spires” in which Shawn and Gus go to a Cinnamon Festival. They are served cinnamon pie that looks a lot like pumpkin pie and it made me want to try it.  I’m really excited to find your recipe- it looks just like the one in the show!  I can’t wait to surprise the family with a new dessert this Thanksgiving.  Thank you! 

    • Sommer Collierposted November 10, 2018 at 1:33 am Reply

      LOL! I love it. Let me know what you think! :)

  4. Julieposted October 29, 2018 at 7:52 pm Reply

    Hi. This recipe looks amazing!!! I printed it out and noticed the nutritional info: 2975 kcal for 1 slice??? Is anything THAT good? BwAhahahA! I’m still gonna make it!!

    • Candiposted October 29, 2018 at 8:27 pm Reply

      Holy moly till I saw your comment I saw it but didn’t see the per slice this pie has to be amazing. 

    • Sommer Collierposted October 30, 2018 at 9:50 pm Reply

      Oh dear! Let me double-check that Julie.

  5. Heatherposted October 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm Reply

    Can the heavy cream be subed with something else? I’m lactose intolerant.

    • Sommer Collierposted October 30, 2018 at 10:31 pm Reply

      Hi Heather!

      You could try thick canned coconut milk. I’ve not made it this way myself, but I think it would work.

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  7. Ann prescottposted October 2, 2018 at 6:21 pm Reply

    This pie is awesome! It’s a great Fall desert.

    Rating: 5
  8. Renaeposted September 17, 2018 at 11:02 pm Reply

    How could you alter this to add pumpkin pie filling to this recipe?

  9. Debbieposted September 13, 2018 at 5:50 pm Reply

    This picture is right out of the oven. Topped it with whipped cream when cooled. This is delicious, definitely a keeper.

    Rating: 5
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  11. Heatherposted July 28, 2018 at 10:29 pm Reply

    The recipe sounds delicious. Haven’t tried it yet, but thought you should know that you have a little typo. The word your looking for in step 3 is jiggled. A giggle is a laugh! Though, I’d love to see a giggling pie! Thanks for the recipe – I’m looking forward to trying it.

    • Sommer Collierposted July 29, 2018 at 10:35 pm Reply

      LOL! Thanks Heather. Our posts are proofed by 2-3 people and we still miss things sometimes. :)