Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)




Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Preparation Time

Select One (optional)

Chill Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time HIGH

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time LOW

Select One (optional)


Free Offer
Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts: 11 Easy Pie Recipes

Celebrate Turkey Day with amazing pie recipes from this FREE eCookbook! From pumpkin pie to homemade pecan pie (and everything in between), you'll have so many wonderful recipes on hand that you won't know which to make first.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Grandma's Favorite Fresh Pumpkin Pie

By: Danielle Zimmerman, TheBestDessertRecipes Original Recipe
Grandmas Fresh Pumpkin Pie
Grandma's Favorite Fresh Pumpkin Pie
This image courtesy of

Everything tastes better when it's fresh, pie included. Grandma's Favorite Fresh Pumpkin Pie uses fresh, homemade pumpkin puree in order to make the single most delicious pumpkin pie recipe you've ever tried. Unlike pies made with canned pumpkin, this pumpkin pie is incredibly moist and not overly sweet. It's also incredibly smooth, which makes every bite really pleasurable. Warm pumpkin pie spices and a hint of vanilla give the pie the perfect amount of flavor depth. While you can use a homemade pie crust or even a pastry pie crust, a graham cracker pie crust tastes just as good with the pie filling (if not better). This pumpkin pie will be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table. Don't be surprised if, after just one bite, your family repeatedly begs for the recipe.

Be sure to ENTER TO WIN a The Ultimate Holiday Meal Plan to enjoy this holiday season! Leave a comment on this page and you will receive a bonus entry. Don't miss the grand prize giveaway including one of each prize featured in the 12 Days of Christmas!


Cooking Time1 hr 5 min

Cooking Vessel Size9 inch Pie Pan


  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  • 1 3/4 cup fresh pumpkin puree (see notes)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (12-ounce) can of evaporated milk


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Then, add fresh pumpkin puree, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla. Beat well.

  3. Gradually stir evaporated milk into pumpkin mixture.

  4. Put pie shell on a baking sheet to avoid any overflow or spilling. Then, pour pumpkin filling into the pie shell.

  5. Put the baking sheet in the oven and bake at 425 for 15 minutes.

  6. After 15 minutes, reduce the oven's temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for another 45-50 minutes, or until knife or toothpick inserted into the center of the pie comes out clean.

  7. Allow pie to cool completely before serving. Pie will cool faster if taken off of baking sheet after baking. Chill if desired.

  8. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

We always have pumpkin pie at our Thanksgiving dinner.

Did someone say bonus entry? For looking at pumpkin pie??? Yum!

Pumpkin pie is not a favorite at our house but we all love peach pie as well as wild blueberry pie or peach and blueberry pie.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Recipe of the Day

Dangerously Good Texas Tornado Cake

Dangerously Good Texas Tornado Cake will rock your world. This easy cake recipe is unlike anything that you've ever tried before. It's… Continue reading: "Dangerously Good Texas Tornado Cake"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your recipes


Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.

I Love It