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Grandma's Pumpkin Pie With Never Fail Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Jagger

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
PIE CRUST:
3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups shortening
1 tsp salt
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tbsp cider vinegar
4 tbsp water

PUMPKIN PIE FILLING:
1 large can pumpkin
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1/4 tsp cloves
3 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp ginger
1 tsp salt
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups evaporated milk & 1/2 and 1/2

Directions:
Directions:
NEVER FAIL FLAKY PIE CRUST:
Cut flour, shortening and salt until the size of peas. Mix egg, vinegar and water together; add to flour mixture. Stir with spatula to stir through. Then stir with fork until mixed well. Makes three 2-crust pies.

PUMPKIN PIE FILLING:
Combine first 8 ingredients and mix well. Measure out the evaporated milk, adding 1/2 and 1/2 to make 2 cups total. Heat to scalding point. Add to first 8 ingredients and mix well. Pour into three prepared pie crusts. Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until knife inserted into pie comes out clean.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The recipe for the pie crust comes from Helen Davis. The pumpkin pie filling recipe comes from Myrtle Davis, Wilber Davis's mother. If you like dark, spicy pumpkin pie, you will love this!

 

 

 

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