Great Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Justin Published: November 27, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Great Pumpkin Pie

Serve up a classic dessert for this year’s Thanksgiving celebration with our Great Pumpkin Pie Recipe! Enjoy rich pumpkin flavors with whipped cream on top.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 50 minutes
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes



  • 1smallsugar pumpkinhalved and seeded
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • ¼cupamber rum
  • 1eggyolk
  • 1tbsppumpkin pie spice
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 1 ½tbspdark molasses
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1pie crustprepared deep-dish, thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Arrange pumpkin halves on a baking sheet, cut sides down.

  3. Roast in preheated oven for about 1 hour, or until tender. Set aside until cool enough to handle, though still warm.

  4. Adjust oven heat to 375 degrees F.

  5. Scoop flesh from pumpkin halves into a bowl. Mash with potato masher.

  6. Measure 2 cups mashed pumpkin into a large mixing bowl. Add sugar, amber rum, egg yolk, pumpkin pie spice, butter, dark molasses, and vanilla extract.

  7. Puree the mixture with an immersion blender or electric hand mixer until smooth and thick. Pour the puree into the pie crust.

  8. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  9. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 359.27kcal
  • Fat: 9.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 64.94g
  • Fiber: 1.31g
  • Sugar: 44.62g
  • Protein: 2.55g
  • Cholesterol: 22.08mg
  • Sodium: 127.98mg
  • Calcium: 82.66mg
  • Potassium: 806.13mg
  • Iron: 2.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 605.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.57mg
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