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Pumpkin pie, AMISH recipe, DELICIOUS!

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“CORRECTED RECIPE 10-1-03 This pie is AMAZING! My mother-in-law's signature recipe. You can also find my post of "Amish" pie crust recipe - which is what she (naturally) uses for this recipe. Enjoy! This one's hard to beat, and sure to be enjoyed by all!”
2 pies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup pumpkin (if you use fresh, cook it first. If you use canned pumpkin, it's not necessary to cook it first)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (scant)
  • 12 cup granulated sugar
  • 12 cup molasses (We use King syrup or Old Barrel molasses)
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 egg whites, beaten until stiff
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups scalded milk
  • pumpkin pie spice, to taste (OR nutmeg, allspice & cinnamon)


  1. Mix sugars& flour.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix pumpkin, yolks & molasses together.
  3. Add scalded milk to pumpkin mixture. Add spices and 1 T. browned butter to pumpkin mixture.
  4. Add dry ingredients (sugars & flour) to pumpkin mixture. Fold in egg whites.
  5. Mix well& pour into pie shells.
  6. Bake at 400 for 10 minutes, then lower temperature (leave pies in the oven) to 350& cook until finished, approximately 40-45 minutes.

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