Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Here is my favorite pie, any time of year, Pumpkin Pie!  I don’t want it made any other way but the traditional way, topped with whipped cream!     Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce can of pumpkin (or fresh-2 cups) 1 (14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 … Continue reading

Pecan Pie

I’ve had this pecan pie recipe as long as I can remember, I don’t even know where I got the recipe from, all I know it I love this pie.   Usually pecans are kept whole in a pecan pie, but this recipe calls for them chopped. Ingredients:   3 large eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Vanilla Pie

This recipe for vanilla pie is not the yellow creamy kind most of us are used to, it’s the brown sugar kind, most popular in Amish country.  This is a recipe given to me by a family member who lives in PA and her family asks her to make this pie time and time again. The … Continue reading

Egg Custard Pie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 4 eggs 2 cups whole milk (scalded and cooled) 1 Tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla nutmeg *optional ~~~~~ Directions: Mix all ingredients together and pour 3/4 of it  into your pie shell, once the pie is in the oven, pour in the rest…this will help prevent liquid from spilling over or in your … Continue reading

French Silk Chocolate Pie

French Silk Chocolate Pie Ingredients: 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, or you can make your own in this section if you’ve never made pie crust. Filling: 3 ounces Unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces (this will help it melt more evenly). 1 cup Land O Lakes butter, softened (do not use margarine). 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading

How to Make Homemade Pie Crust

    The great thing about making your own pie crust is you can make a pie any time you like, no running to the store to buy the pre-made crust; and it tastes so much better than pre-made versions, and easier than you realize to make. Don’t be afraid to try, it’s really so … Continue reading

Cherry, Apple and Blueberry Empanada’s

Cherry, Apple and Blueberry Empanada’s  Pie Crust 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour2 sticks cold butter cut in squares1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon sugar¼ to ½ cup ice cold waterCanned Pie Filling (your choice: apple, cherry, blueberry). Chill all ingredients (very important all ingredients are cold). Put flour, butter, salt and sugar in food processor and … Continue reading