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Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie and Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly! But making the best pumpkin pie recipe is tough! Well, after years of perfecting our recipe I’ve happy to say we’ve come up with the perfect Thanksgiving desert recipe for November. It will come out perfect every time; plus it is fluffy and oh so delicious!

Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Nothing says Thanksgiving, pumpkins, October or November like Pumpkin Pie! It is a classic recipe that we look forward to every year. For some reason it can be difficult to get it just right so it is moist, flavorful, and cooked through without sticking a knife into the middle and ruining the look. After years of tweaking our recipe, we’ve come up with the Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe that is perfect EVERY.SINGLE.TIME!

Pumpkin pie recipe

Our Pumpkin pie recipe is so much more delicious and down right yummy than store bought versions filled with artificial preservatives and chemicals. Instead, we fill ours with just the right mixture of pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice), evaporated milk, canned pumpkin, and sugar to make this mouth watering favorite really shine! Your pumpkin pie will get nice and puffy and stay that way!

 

Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe

After preheating the oven to 425 F. Then, start out by whipping up a since crust of our NEVER FAIL pie crust recipe.

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Single Pie Crust:                                        Double Crust Pie:

1 ¼ cups flour                                             2 cups flour
½ teas salt                                                   3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening                                      2/3 cup shortening
5-6 tablespoon ice-cold water                    7-8 tablespoon ice water

cut in the shortening / lard / crisco

In bowl, combine flour & salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, towing with a fork until a ball forms. Chill dough. Do not over mix or add more flour than necessary.

the trick is to not over handle the dough

Roll out pastry with chilled rolling pan to fit a pie pan. (Do NOT over handle!!) Flute edges if desired. Hint: Cover edges of pie when baking until the last 20 minutes or baking.

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Pumpkin Pie Recipe

You are going to love this pumpkin pie recipe that NEVER fails! It is easy to make and comes out perfectly every single time!
pumpkin pie recipe

In a bowl mix together 3 eggs, 2-3 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, 15 oz canned pumpkin, 1 stick melted butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup evaporated milk, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

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Pour into a single pie crust. Bake at 425 F for 15 minutes. Now turn down the oven to 350 F and bake an additional 50 minutes.

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No need to put a knife in it; it will be PERFECT every single time!!

best pumpkin pie recipe
The pumpkin pie is fluffy, creamy, smells amazing, and tastes spectacular! This is the best pumpkin pie recipe we’ve ever tasted and we’re sure this will be your new go-to recipe too!

It just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without our family's snicker apple salad recipe! My kids go nuts over this non-traditional snicker salad they look forward to eating all year long. This quick-to-make apple snicker salad combines pudding, whipped topping, crisp apples, and snickers for an outrageously yummy thanksgiving side dish your kids won't expect. Pretty Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad Recipe is a holiday must! Veggies + bacon + cashews + sweet & tangy dressing = YUM! We make a lot of really yummy Thanksgiving side dishes, but the star of our table is our sweet potato casserole recipe! Over the years I perfected this recipe to the point where my kids beg for the best sweet potato casserole year-round and they know this homemade sweet potato casserole will be gone before anyone gets seconds! I love that this is a seriously easy sweet potato casserole where you can throw it together quickly, make it ahead, and it tastes fabulous every single time. you will love this sweet potato casserole with marshmallows, oats, and nut topping! One of my families favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving, Christmas dinner, Easter, and throughout the year is our green bean casserole. This easy, homemade green bean casserole uses canned green beans for simplicity along with French's fried onions for a tasty, memorable vegetable dish that everyone will love.

Thanksgiving Recipes

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Best Thanksgiving Recipes

These are the absolute best cinnamon roll recipe you are ever going to taste. These homemade cinnamon rolls are gooey, delicious, and easy to make. Plus this clone of Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Recipe comes out perfect every time! But the best part, you can make these amazing cinnamon rolls in the bread machine! Your family is going to love these bread machine cinnamon rolls!Best Blueberry Muffins  With fall in the air I start cooking up yummy fall favorites at our house! One of our favorite fall recipes is these delicious Easy Pump. They make the kitchen smell heavenly, are easy to make, and their is no sugar in the recipe! Try it and I bet it quickly becomes one of your favorite fall recipes too!

Breakfast Recipes

Unlike traditional Chili, this Sweet Chili has baked beans and is super EASY to make. Favorite even with picky eaters. YUMMY  This Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is not only easy to make in your Instapot, but is hearty, incredibly flavorful, and good for you too! You will love how simple this chicken noodle soup instapot is to make. We like making yummy soup recipes during winter months. This instapot chicken and noodles is perfect for a cold day or someone feeling sick and under the weather too! We love making this yummy chicken noodle soup recipe easy!  Easy Pumpkin Chili Recipe Amazing Thanksgiving Leftover Soup

Soup Recipes

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Recipes for Salads and Sandwiches

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Main Dishes

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Desserts

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Appetizers

Mouthwatering cornbread recipe that is soft, warm, sweet, and oh-so-perfect! This yummy, homemade corn bread sidedish uses creamed corn!  super yummy quick yeast rolls You will love this easy to make recipe for delicious bread in crockpot. This rosemary bread recipe is super easy and cooks up in your slow cooker so you can smell the yummy bread smell all afternoon. Serve alongside soup, salad, or main dish for a satisfying meal. Delicious Yeastless bread recipes that uses just 4 ingredients to make a soft, mouth watering soda bread. This homemade bread recipe is delicious for breakfast, sandwiches, or warm out of the water with butter, honey, and jam.

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Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie and Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly! But making the perfect pumpkin pie recipe is tough! Well, after years of perfecting our recipe I've happy to say we've come up with the perfect Pumpkin Pie Recipe. It will come out perfect every time; plus it is fluffy and oh so delicious!
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, pie, pumpkin, pumpkin pie, thanksgiving, thanksgiving pie
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

Single Pie Crust

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup lard or crisco
  • 5-6 tablespoons cold water

Pumpkin Pie

  • 3 large eggs
  • 2-3 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 15 ounce canned pumpkin
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • In bowl, combine flour & salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, towing with a fork until a ball forms. Chill dough. Do not over mix or add more flour than necessary.
  • Roll out pastry to fit a pie pan. (Do NOT over handle!!) Flute edges if desired. Hint: Cover edges of pie when baking until the last 20 minutes or baking.
  • Preheat oven to 425 F. Make a single pie crust and put in pie plate.
  • Mix all remaining ingredients thoroughly in a bowl. Pour into uncooked pie shell.
  • Cook in preheated oven at 425 for 15 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 F and bake an additional 50 minutes. No need to put knife in – it is perfect every time!

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