The Perfect Homemade (and Hassle-Free!) Pumpkin Pie Recipe

I know I rarely post recipes but this pumpkin pie looks easy and amazing!

The Nest

Now that you’ve mastered the apple pie, it only makes sense to move on to pumpkin, no? Get a heads up on the holiday season by making this fuss-free homemade dessert tonight:

homemade pumpkin pie recipe

Makes: One 9-inch pie

What You’ll Need:

For the Crust:

  • One 9-inch store bought crust (or follow the directions below to make the crust from scratch)
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons butter, cold, unsalted (cut into 1/2 inch cubes)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

For the Filling:

  • 3 large eggs (room temp)
  • One 15-ounce can of pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup half and half (or cream)
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons  flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

homemade pumpkin pie recipe

Step 1: Prep the dough by adding the flour, sugar, salt, cubed butter, and buttermilk into  the bowl of your…

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2 thoughts on “The Perfect Homemade (and Hassle-Free!) Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    • I agree! I haven’t made nearly enough yet this year! Thanksgiving will be my go to pie-making time though. You should try this one! It looks awesome.

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