Molly’s Pumpkin Pie

When Jessie and Molly went to the pumpkin patch Molly picked up some pie pumpkins to make a sweet treat for Santa.  Molly’s favorite pumpkin pie recipe is listed below.

Molly says it’s important that mom and dad helps you with the recipe as you need to use a hot stove.

1 cup pumpkinimg_1125

3/4 cup white sugar

1 cup milk

2 eggs beaten

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

pinch of salt



Mix ingredients together and pour into a pie shell using recipe of your choice.  Bake 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.  Lower to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 35 minutes or until the center no longer jiggles.

For a pie shell recipe

5 cups flour

1 tbsp brown sugar

pinch salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 lb vegetable shortening

1 egg

2 tbsp cider vinegar

Cold water

Mix first 5 ingredients together crumbly.

Mix egg, vinegar and enough water to make 3/4 cup liquid.  Mix into dry ingredients.  If the mixture is too dry add water a tbsp at a time until the pastry comes together.  refrigerate for an hour.

Roll out pastry thin and cut into a pie shell.  Cook as per recipe above.

Countdown to Christmas Eve!

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