MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Looking for that perfect pumpkin pie recipe as we get closer to Thanksgiving? Mama V has just what you need to celebrate the holidays. Check out her recipe below.

Pie Ingredients:
1-can Libby pumpkin 15 oz.
1-can evaporated milk 12 oz.
3/4–cup of Sugar
½-teaspoon salt
1-teaspoon Cinnamon
½- teaspoon Ginger
¼ teaspoon Cloves
Pillsbury frozen pie crust, 9 inch
Whipped Cream

Crust Ingredients:
¾- cup of Crisco Shortening
¼ cup boiling water
1 tablespoon milk
2 ¼ cups of flour
1 teaspoon salt

Pie Directions:
Mix the sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in a small bowl. Beat eggs in a large bowl and then stir in pumpkin. Now add the sugar and spice mix and stir. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 425 for 15-minutes. Lower heat to 350 and bake for another 45 minutes or until a knife inserted into center of pie comes out clean.

Crust Directions:
Put the shortening water in a bowl. Add boiling water and add milk. With a fork whip until it’s creamy. At that point, add flour and salt and form into two equal size balls. Roll dough out to cover bottom of pie shell.

Comments (4)
  1. Colette says:

    For the crust directions, what do you mean by shortening water?

  2. betty says:

    Put vodka in your pie crust. They did it on America’s Test Kitchen and I tried it, best pie crust, well next to my mother’s!

  3. Lynn says:

    Where did Mama V get her beautiful pumpkin sweater? I’ve been looking for one just like it for my “Mama”.

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