Once you have made your perfect pumpkin pie – using the classic Libby’s pie recipe or another version – you might want to accent your delicious dessert with one of these tasty pumpkin pie toppings!
Vintage pumpkin pie recipes
What’s your favorite kind of vintage pumpkin pie? Whether you love the traditional pumpkin pie recipes (originally found on a Libby’s or Carnation can label) or want the fanciful and extra-flavorful — like pumpkin crossed with apples, pecans or cheesecake — we have all kinds of free ‘punkin’ pie recipes here, perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert or to serve after Christmas dinner — or to enjoy any time!
You’ll find all of the classic pumpkin pies, whether they’re the traditional oven-baked variety, or no-bake pies that are super easy to make! (Quick tip: The #1 most popular vintage dessert in this collection? Libby’s famous pumpkin pie recipe.)
Though many have tried, no cook has ever been able to improve upon the taste of traditional pumpkin pie. Carnation’s famous pumpkin pie recipe is a Thanksgiving classic – and we have the ’50s recipe right here.
More than good, Libby’s pumpkin pie is smooth, gently spicy, and perfect! Get the classic pie you love – the original vintage recipe is right here, with our very own step-by-step photos to guide you.
If you think your quest for the best pumpkin pie recipe has only just begun, we have news for you: you’ve just found the vintage recipe motherlode. Which is the best pie? Try some and decide!
Pecan pumpkin pie adds the rich flavor of pecans in a crunchy top layer. Corn syrup is combined with canned pumpkin and eggs for a fast, smooth custard filling.
Find out how to make these delicious old-fashioned fall desserts with recipes for pumpkin dessert squares, a coconut choco-swirl cake & a date bar cake.
Something new has happened to pumpkin pie: Double layer pumpkin cheesecake pies! Cream cheese blends perfectly with spicy pumpkin, and bakes up smooth and creamy.
If you want to try something new that’s actually old for Thanksgiving, try making this homemade pie crust recipe from 1950!
This vintage easy pumpkin chiffon pie features a no-bake filling – and is made completely from scratch. Make it in just 9 easy steps, illustrated here!
These two Libby’s pumpkin cheesecakes are rich with cheese and pumpkin and brown sugar, flavored with maple, topped with sour cream and cinnamon – truly delicious desserts.
Here are three different recipes for vintage pumpkin meringue pies – one with a homemade pie and meringue topping, a second with a ginger-infused meringue, and the last using a pre-made pumpkin pie with a nutty meringue on top.
Here’s a recipe that will turn pumpkin into a pie faster than Cinderella’s fairy godmother turned the fall fruit into a coach: Pumpkin Dream Pie – and all without any cooking or baking.
Here are two great no-bake pumpkin pie recipes – a double layer pumpkin pie that uses instant pudding, while the second recipe has a base with plain gelatin.
Pumpkin pie doesn’t have to be light in color and light on flavor! Try these recipes for dark and delicious old-fashioned pumpkin pie with molasses & brown sugar – and see some other tasty variations, too!
Pumpkin is so versatile that it is a natural for our rich heritage of regional cooking. The varieties of pumpkin pie are seemingly endless. The following recipes are a sampling of some of these American favorites.
If your family enjoys a fluffy refrigerator-type pie, this Thanksgiving, you should try these two no-bake pumpkin pie recipes from the 1950s!
Get retro recipes for three delicious pies – each with a twist and starring some of America’s favorite flavors: apple, pumpkin and lemon.
All of these sweet potato pie recipes come from the early part of the 20th century — from 1915 until 1922 — and should give you some ideas for ways to spice up a sweet potato pie of your own!
Delicious vintage holiday desserts are as easy as pie! Get recipes for old-fashioned apple crunch cake, pumpkin cream pie delight & luscious pecan pie.
This Thanksgiving, we invite you to revisit pumpkin pie of the 1950s with three glamorous vintage recipes — from traditional to unique — that have been passed down through the generations.
Get three retro pumpkin dessert recipes from the ’70s — including an easy no-bake pumpkin pie and delicious pumpkin muffins!
What’s new about these old-fashioned no-bake Thanksgiving pie recipes? They make a light and creamy and fluffy pumpkin pies, because they’re made with delicious non-dairy Cool Whip.
This year, treat everyone to a pumpkin chiffon pie with a light and airy filling that’s simple to make. It’s pumpkin perfection: fluffy filling, crunchy crust, a crown of whipped cream.
This prize-winning recipe uses pumpkin combined with marshmallows to create a heavenly pie that makes for a deliciously light and fluffy Thanksgiving dessert!
The Thanksgiving classic gets a kick from apple goodness in these two delicious classic apple butter pumpkin pie recipes from the ’70s.
This delicious twist on a classic cheesecake-style no-bake pumpkin cream pie starts with the smooth texture of powdered sugar, then adds cream cheese, pumpkin and all the rest.
Holiday pumpkin pie… homemade in a minute with Knox and your blender. Quick as a mix to fix — but there’s nothing artificial about it.
Here’s a little tasty twist on the classic Thanksgiving dessert: Pumpkin Dutch Apple pie, featuring several of the season’s best flavors!
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!
The combination of fresh cranberries and pumpkin is a rare treat, especially when contained in a delicious holiday pie. Find out how to make two different old-fashioned cranberry-pumpkin pie recipes here.
Your guests will hope for more as they taste the super-goodness that honey brings to this glorified pumpkin pie — the pumpkin chiffon honey pie.
An old-fashioned poem detailing how to make a pumpkin pie! ‘Enough cold water to form a paste. Colder the water, better the taste. – Half teaspoonful cinnamon, big cup of milk. Stir until as smooth as silk.’