I had originally thought of making buttermilk pie for our upcoming holiday dinner, but then I found a variation - eggnog pie! My friend Rachel loves eggnog pie. Then I learned she couldn't come to our scheduled dinner, so I decided to make it her early gift.
Nathan was really dubious about eggnog pie and I'd found this fun idea to do mini pies - perfect way to try it! I used custard cups instead of the suggested muffin tins. I pressed the crust into the glass cups instead of rolling it out and cutting circles.
They turned out really cute and came out of the dishes easily.
Even though I only made 3/4 of the recipe, I still had enough to fill four mini crusts and two crust-less cups. We enjoyed the crust-less pies and agreed this was a make-again.
Here's the eggnog pie recipe. I added a dash of nutmeg and three dashes of cinnamon.