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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 Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe. It will come out perfect every time; plus it is fluffy and oh so delicious!

Perfect EVERY TIME Pumpkin Pie Recipe - this is the best pumpkin recipe you'll ever taste. It is an easy dessert that will come out perfectly. This homemade pumpkin pie is easy to make from scratch for thanksgiving dinner. It is the one thanksgiving recipe my family insists I made exactly the same every year.
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Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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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.

pumpkin pie

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!
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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!

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares Kindergarten spedicif worksheets,& educational ideas.

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