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Classic Pumpkin Pie

November 1997, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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Canned evaporated milk—not to be confused with sweetened condensed milk—is a standard ingredient in many pumpkin pie recipes. Making the simple switch from evaporated whole milk to evaporated skim milk lowers the saturated fat in your pie, while maintaining its rich texture.



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5 Reviews for Classic Pumpkin Pie

10/13/2014
Delicious!

I used pre-made crust - ready to roll, just to save some time...
The filling I followed exactly and it turned out beautifully. It turned out a lovely creamy texture and not really dense like some pumpkin pies can be. The spices were lovely as they were. We all really enjoyed it for our Thanksgiving dinner. Next time I will try the rum recipe. ;)

Easy
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11/24/2011
Anonymous
Not a good pumpkin flavor

We have some very disappointed pumpkin fans right now post-Thanksgiving dinner. This doesn't have a smooth texture, nor does it taste at all like pumpkin. Will stay far away from this recipe in future.

Healthier than the standard Libby's recipe?
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10/25/2010

We do not use refined sugar in our home so I am always looking for a good base recipe that I can tweek. This one turned out pretty good! Instead of sugar I used 1/4 cup of Organic Agave Nectar & 1 1/2 tsp's of liquid Stevia (I like the NOW brand). Instead of the egg whites I just used 2 more whole eggs. I added 1/2 tsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice along with the other spices (we like spices). Also, mixed in 1/2 cup of diced walnuts & then sprinkled some extra on top before putting in the oven. (Used a different pie crust recipe).

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 49 weeks ago

I like the idea of using

I like the idea of using Organic Agave Nectar & Stevia instead of the refined sugar. But I'm going to use Egg Beater's egg whites for convenience & lower fat. What pie crust recipe did you use?

09/12/2010

Who wouldn't LOVE this? It's excellent!

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12/21/2009
Anonymous
This is DELICIOUS!!!! I made

This is DELICIOUS!!!!

I made the filling as per the recipe provided however, I cheated on the crust by using the premade pie shells ( like Tenderflake).

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