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Pumpkin Pie Filling

pumpkin pie filling


Save money on pumpkin pie filling by using a can scraper or rubber spatula to remove all of it from the can. 

When pouring the filling in the pie crust, do it while the pie pans are set on the open oven shelves so that you can fill them to the brim without spillage.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are a couple frugal recipes to make good use of pumpkin pie filling.


Pumpkin Pie Recipe


1 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 tsp salt
1 3/4 cup milk
3 eggs
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 tsp sugar
1 1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger and nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves

Preheat oven to 425F. Beat the first 8 ingredients with a beater.  Add the remaining ingredients and mix. Pour into pie shell.
Bake until a knife can be poked in and comes out clean.

Bake for 45 - 55 minutes.


Easy Pumpkin Pie


1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
1 can ( 16 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
2 eggs
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix

Mix all the ingredients.  Pour into an unbaked pie shell. 

Bake 15 minutes at 425 degrees, then turn down the heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 40 minutes or until  a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.







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