Families continue to reach for this classic holiday recipe that utilizes the convenience of canned pumpkin.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare and roll out Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry; crimp edge as desired.

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  • For filling, in a mixing bowl combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Add eggs. Beat lightly with a rotary beater or fork just until combined. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and milk; mix well.

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  • Place the pastry-lined pie plate on the oven rack. Carefully pour filling into pastry shell.

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  • To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of the pie with foil. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake about 25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate within 2 hours; cover for longer storage. Makes 8 servings.

Tips

Prepare, bake, and cool pie as above. Cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

Test Kitchen Tip:

You can use 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice for the spices in this pie.

Nutrition Facts (Traditional Pumpkin Pie)

286 calories; 13 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 86 mg cholesterol; 120 mg sodium. 38 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 7 g protein; 1339 RE vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 71 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon of the water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten dough. Roll dough from center to edge into a circle about 12 inches in diameter.

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Reviews (2)

47 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 4.0 stars
09/06/2019
This would be a VERY BLAND Pumpkin pie! I add: 2 tsp Pumpkin Pie spice 1+ tsp Cinnamon 2 tsp Ground dried Ginger Plus my mom always added 1 Tablespoon of Molasses And NEVER forget to add the SALT! I did once and it was the WORST pie I ever had!!
Rating: Unrated
09/02/2016
What if I want to start with a fresh pumpkin and not canned?