Perfect Pumpkin Pie: The Easy Way

Perfect Pumpkin Pie: The Easy Way

This recipe has all of the perfect pumpkin pie flavor without getting overly complicated. It’s a classic, easy pumpkin pie recipe that’s impossible to get wrong.

As soon as the leaves start to change, it’s pumpkin pie season. And in our house, pumpkin pie is a necessity at BOTH Thanksgiving and Christmas.

But pumpkin pie is usually one of many desserts, or it’s the finale to a big meal. It’s never a dish that we want to focus all of our energy on. Especially on busy holiday cooking & baking days.

pumpkin pie recipe
The perfect first bite.

That’s why this recipe is PERFECT.

It’s easy. It’s simple. This is the Perfect Pumpkin Pie.

5 ingredients. 3 steps. It doesn’t get any easier.

And it nails the pumpkin pie flavor that your family or guests will be craving.

Top it with Classic Homemade Whipped Cream for Pumpkin Pie and you’ll be in pumpkin heaven.

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Easiest ever, 5 ingredient perfect pumpkin pie.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 16 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 9 inch pie crush


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Combine ingredients in a large bowl and pour into pie crust.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes and then turn the temperature down to 350 degrees for 35 – 40 minutes, until filling is set and slightly golden brown.

One of the best parts of this recipe is that it uses pumpkin pie spice. If you’ve never baked with this before, it’s found in the spice section of the baking aisle.

Or you can make your own pumpkin pie spice using this recipe: How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice.

I’ve also used Libby’s Pumpkin Puree in this recipe. That’s the brand that we always had in our house growing up, so I’m biased toward it 🙂 It’s a classic choice that’s tasty and oh so good.

Here’s what it looks like so that you can easily track it down when you do your grocery run:

For more seasonal recipe inspiration, follow along on Pinterest. Check out these top boards for specific Thanksgiving & Christmas ideas:

Thanksgiving Recipes | Main Dish, Side Dish & Dessert

The Holiday Recipe Collection


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