Preheat oven to 350F. Combine cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and egg. Mix well and spread on bottom of a 9 inch unbaked pastry shell. Combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger and pinch of salt. Mix well. Slightly beat in eggs and 1 cup evaporated milk. Add to mixture. Carefully pour over cheese mixture. Bake 65-70 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean. Cool.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana