Libbys Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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4.6 from 30 votes
This Libbys Pumpkin Pie recipe is a classic Fall dessert.  It has that delicious homemade taste that you love and expect.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 2 hours
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes
Slice of pumpkin pie on a server with whole pie beneath it.

This Libbys Pumpkin Pie recipe is a classic Fall dessert.  It has that delicious homemade taste that you love and expect. 

Libby Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Fall is for everything Pumpkin. Libbys pumpkin pie recipe is the perfect pumpkin dessert. The taste is a memory that is imbedded into your mind for all the best that the season has to offer. Hayrides, Christmas, tailgating and of course, it is ubiquitous with Thanksgiving.

Why Libbys Pumpkin Pie Works

Libbys Pumpkin Pie is the gold standard for pumpkin pie. It is that perfect blend of of smooth creamy pumpkin and the bite that of all those spices. And from Norman Rockwell to the first Thanksgiving pumpkin pie is an American classic.

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How to Make the Libbys Pumpkin Pie- Step by Step 

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a Large Bowl: Next, in a large bowl, beat eggs lightly.
  • Mix Spices: Then in another bowl, mix together the sugar, salt and spices.
  • Combine: Next, add the spice mixture and the pumpkin puree to the egg mixture.
How to make Libby Pumpkin Pie
  • Pour Mixture in Shell: Then add the pie filling to the prepared pie shell.
  • Bake: Finally, bake following directions.

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Tips for Making Mini Pumpkin Pie

Mini pumpkin pies are a fun way for everyone to get their own little pie. No messing cutting involved and they look beautiful on display for parties and special dinners.

You can make them using the same recipe. You can use dough made from scratch or use your favorite store bought variety to save time.  Here’s a tutorial on how to make a great crust.

Libby Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Tips for Making Pumpkin Pie From Scratch.

There is nothing like pumpkin pie from scratch. There is just something about the love that is added to the pie that can not be duplicated by a store. Plus, it is a great activity to do with your kids. Here are just a few tips and tricks:

  • If you can, make it the day before.  The filling gets a chance to really set up and the flavors are able to fully develop.
  • Try not to freeze it, it doesn’t change the taste but sometimes it can change the appearance.
  • Use fresh spices. It really ups the flavor profile.
  • To prevent the crust from getting too dark, try a pie shield.

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Libbys pumpkin pie piece on a fork

Expert Tips for Making the Best Pumpkin Pie

  • Do not Overbake: Undoubtedly, you have had a pie with a big crack in the middle, take the pie out when it is just done(set) will prevent this mishap.
  • Make your own spice: Along with using fresh spices, I love to create my own spice blends. Pumpkin Pie spice is not just for pie, use it in coffee, toppings, oatmeal or anything for a seasonal twist.
  • Creative toppings: Feeling daring? Shake up your pie topping by using Caramel ice cream, Pumpkin Ice cream or a flavored whip cream!

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Slice of pumpkin pie on a server with whole pie beneath it.

Libbys Pumpkin Pie Recipe

4.6 from 30 votes
This Libbys Pumpkin Pie recipe is a classic Fall dessert.  It has that delicious homemade taste that you love and expect.
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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 9 inch unbaked deep dish pie crust
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 15 ounce can Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 12 fluid ounce can Evaporated Milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  • Combine sugar, salt and Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend in small bowl.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs lightly.
  • Stir in pumpkin puree and spice/sugar mixture.
  • Slow stir in evaporated milk.
  • Pour into prepared pie shell.

  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack for 2 hours.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.

Expert Tips

  • Make Ahead: If you can, make it the day before.  The filling gets a chance to really set up and the flavors are able to fully develop.
  • Dark Crust: Try a pie shield or wrap aluminum foil around the edges.
  • Do not Overbake: Undoubtedly, if you do you will have had a pie with a big crack in the middle, take the pie out when it is just done(set) will prevent this mishap. If it does happen, no worries, decorate the top with fresh whipped cream and sprinkle with a little cinnamon.
  • Make your own spice: Along with using fresh spices, I love to create my own spice blends. Pumpkin Pie spice is not just for pie, use it in coffee, toppings, oatmeal or anything for a seasonal twist.
  • Creative toppings: Feeling daring? Shake up your pie topping by using Caramel ice cream, Pumpkin Ice cream or a flavored whip cream!
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Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg

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4 thoughts on “Libbys Pumpkin Pie Recipe”

  1. I love this recipe and have used it for over fifty years. Its upsetting to me that Libby’s has since changed the recipe. Remember the old saying “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it”. Well I plan on sticking to this perfect recipe and not switching to the new.

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