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New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust

New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust | www.somethingswanky.com

I hope you’ll forgive me for my brevity, but tonight’s post is going to be short…

New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust | www.somethingswanky.com

In a nutshell, I forgot to write one…

New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust | www.somethingswanky.com

But, let’s be honest… you’re really just here for the food anyway.

New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust | www.somethingswanky.com

So you won’t mind if I just give you this recipe and run, right?

New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust | www.somethingswanky.com

Great :)

If you’re a fan of the pumpkin, you are going to love this pie. I took the traditional Pumpkin Pie Recipe from the New York Times Cookbook (circa 1990, retro baby!), and poured it into an Oreo crust. Pumpkin and Oreo are one of my top favorite flavor combos, and this pie perfectly combines the classic taste with something a little extra!

New York Times Pumpkin Cheesecake with an Oreo Crust

Yield: 8


    Oreo Crust:
  • 24 Oreos
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Pumpkin Filling:
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 cups milk or cream (I used Pumpkin Spice Creamer! Yum!)


  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Place the Oreos in a gallon sized ziptop bag. Press all the air out of the bag and seal it well. Use a rolling pin to crush the cookies until all large chunks are gone. Open the bag and pour in the melted butter. Seal the bag and "smush" the butter and the Oreos together until well incorporated.
  3. Press the Oreo crumbs into a 9-inch pie dish. It's ok if the crust doesn't come all the way up the sides.
  4. Whisk together all of the pumpkin pie filling ingredients until smooth, and pour into the prepared pie crust.
  5. Bake at 450º for 10 minutes, and then reduce the heat to 400º and bake for another 30 minutes. Turn off the oven and crack the oven door, and let the pie cool in the oven. Chill until serving.


It's ideal to have the pumpkin pie filling cover the pie crust completely so that no pie crust is hanging out above the pie. The top of my crust burnt ever-so-slightly (really, it wasn't actually that bad) because of the sugar in the Oreos. But all of the crust that was covered by the pumpkin pie was perfectly fine.


PS- for double the fun, check out this video I made that shows you how to make a super easy Oreo Pie Crust in a Ziptop bag with no mess! …or you could just watch it to make fun of my horrendous video-making skills. Whichever ;)

Also… try to ignore the text tones from my phone. I forgot to silence it!

Ashton Swank

Ashton is the owner and author of Something Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador. Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.

24 comments on “New York Times Pumpkin Pie with an Oreo Crust”

  1. I love the picture-heavy post. I actually would love to write all my posts like this :) I think I am going to start this week with at least 1. Seriously!

    And the pics are stunning! New lens? If so, working like a charm!

    I just posted a pie with an Oreo crust today too. Great minds. Pinned!

  2. I am loving your pics lately. So pretty.

  3. The pictures are wonderful and i bet this pie with that Oreo crust is too!!

  4. Oreo and pumpkin are such a winning combo!! This sounds delightful!

  5. Must have this pie!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. I loved the video! I am too chicken to do that. I would be a total geek. Love the photos! Are they with your new lens? Stunning!

    • These aren’t with the new lens yet! But the Almonds I just posted are– so excited!!! (and yes, the video was horrible to make… but I guess you have to start somewhere)

  7. This looks really yummy, but I’m confused as to why it’s called a cheesecake if there isn’t any cheese (cream cheese) in it? It looks like a cheesecake consistency, That oreo crust looks awesome and thick!!

    • LOL! It’s the most major typo ever!!! I labeled all the pic correctly, but in my rush to get the post up, I mis-titled it! I’ll fix it now. Thanks for saying something :)

  8. It’s only fitting … gorgeous photos for a gorgeous dessert!

  9. Definitely making this!!!!! Thanks bunches for sharing the recipe!

  10. Your video is awesome!!! And this pie. *swoon*

  11. Hey, pictures speak louder than words ;)

  12. Loving this pie Ashton! It’s actually kind of perfect for Halloween :) Must remember this for next year!

  13. I have to agree… I’m loving the pics! I always struggle to make food look as delicious as it is.

  14. yummy…gonna try for my hubby…then im gonna use gingersnaps..and make a crust and try that way

  15. Look at you and your cute video! I feel like I’m there with you (sniffle, sniffle). This pie looks AMAZING by the way. I will be making it for sure!

  16. I made this for a pre-Thanksgiving family dinner tonight. It took longer to bake for me, but turned out really tasty and I loved the Oreo crust!

  17. I wanted to say Thank You! I made this for my Thanksgiving dinner and I love, love, love it. I will forever make my pumpkin pies this way. I am now going to enter my works bake off next week and use this recipe in hopes of winning. Again Thank You!

  18. How is this a cheesecake with no cream cheese in it?

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