Mom’s Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

When it comes to Thanksgiving desserts, you’ll always find a classic pumpkin pie on our holiday table. Frankly, I can’t remember a Thanksgiving dinner where pumpkin pie wasn’t served!

About 10 years ago my mom shared with me her recipe and one of the things I like about it is that you ONLY need to dirty-up one large mixing bowl! That’s right, ONE BOWL! It’s one of the easiest pie recipes that you’ll ever see!

Looking to make something different? Check out this Cherry-Peach Pie Recipe and Grandma’s Double Crust Apple Pie Recipe. All are easy-to-make and delicious!

Mom's Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Mom’s Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
1/2 cup milk (I use whole milk)
1/2 can evaporated milk
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 large eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon butter, softened
2 unbaked pie shells

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large mixing bowl combine together the dry ingredients first and then add-in the moist ingredients one at a time, mixing after each addition with an electric mixer. Mix until the batter is creamy and smooth. Pour batter into 2 unbaked pie shells.

Note: I place my pie shells onto a baking sheet and then place them into the oven. This way if there is any spillage during the baking process, it won’t make a mess in my oven.

Place the the pies into a 350 degree F preheated oven. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the center of each pie is done. Remove from the oven and let pies cool on a wire baking rack. Once cool, cover and refrigerate them until serving time.

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  1. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    This is an easy recipe to make and it is great that you can get 2 pies out of it.

  2. Cathy Jarolin says:

    Your pumpkin pie is so delicious looking.. I love the ingredients and its easy so I am going to make them for Thanksgiving.. My Husband loves Pumpkin Pie. Thank You for sharing your wonderful recipe..

  3. This looks very similar to my recipe for pumpkin pie! These are so easy to make and they taste wonderful! Thanks for sharing!!

  4. Peggy Nunn says:

    I like the one bowl mess pie. That is my kind of deal. Thank you for reminding me about putting them on a cookie sheet incase of spillage.

  5. Gotta love a good one-bowl recipe! Around our house, it’s not Thanksgiving if my spouse hasn’t made a pumpkin pie. He always reads several recipes then sort of wings it from there. I’ll print your recipe so he can assimilate it into his next pie. Thanks! 🙂

  6. gloria patteson says:

    I have never made a pumpkin pie but have ate a lot. For some reason we alway bought our pies. But this looks so easy to make