How to Make Pumpkin Pie Perfectly

Pictured Recipe: Holiday Pumpkin Pie

Get our 3 secrets to the best pumpkin pie.

If you’re looking for the easiest possible dessert to whip up for Thanksgiving, it doesn’t get any simpler than pumpkin pie. If you can open a can, you can make pumpkin pie. And unlike other Thanksgiving desserts, it’s relatively healthy (or at least it can be). Pumpkin, like all orange foods, is a rich source of beta carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A. One slice of our pumpkin pie provides 137% of the daily value of vitamin A.

But of course, this is dessert, so it has to be delicious. Below are a few tips for making a healthier (and tasty) pumpkin pie. On average you’ll save 24 calories, 5 grams of fat and 2 grams of saturated fat with our healthier recipe, compared to traditional versions.

Hilary Meyer, Associate Food Editor

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