Try this nutty golden harvest pumpkin pie recipe from 1959

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Pumpkin nut pie recipe - Holiday food 1959

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This nutty classic dessert recipe — a retro golden harvest pumpkin pie — is made the way grandma used to make it back in the fifties. Take a look!

Golden Harvest Pumpkin Pie recipe from the ’50s

Fluffo’s Golden Flaky Pie Crust (9-inch pan)

1-1/3 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons water

Cut Fluffo into flour mixed with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in water and mix thoroughly.

Roll dough 1/8 inch thick into circle 1-1/2 inches larger than top of 9-inch pie pan. Fit dough into pan. Fold edge under and flute. Add filling and bake as directed.

Golden Harvest Pumpkin Pie (1959)

Pet’s Golden Rich Pumpkin Filling

3/4 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
1 tablespoon flour
11/3 cups Pet Evaporated Milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 slightly beaten egg
2-1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spices

Mix brown sugar, flour, salt and pumpkin pie spices. Stir in canned pumpkin, add Pet Milk and egg. Stir until smooth. Pour into pastry lined pan. Bake at 375 (350 for glass pan) for one hour unless nut topping is desired. (See below)

Festive Nut Topping (optional)

Mix together until crumbly, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 1 tablespoon Fluffo, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind. After 45 minutes baking, take pie from oven and spoon mixture around edge. Bake 15 minutes more. Serve warm or cold.

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