Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

Custard pies such as pumpkin pie are super easy and there are a lot of simple steps kids can do.

Custard pies such as pumpkin pie are super easy and there are a lot of simple steps kids can do.  We cooked our own pumpkin to make super easy and chemical free pumpkin puree, then baked it into a super simple pie.

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

Kids can do so many things in the kitchen and it’s great for teaching them a lot. Kids can master basic cooking skills like these.

We made our pumpkin puree from an organic pie pumpkin I bought at the farmer’s market.  All we did is cut the pumpkin in half, pull out all the pulp and seeds, and bake it cut side down until it’s fork tender. I baked ours at 350.

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

Any post on this blog may contain affiliate links which pay me a very small commission for items you purchase using the links but costs you nothing extra. I can help defray a small percentage of the cost of producing the blog to share information with you.



Make sure to have the kids wash their hands well before they cook.  And make sure someone is rocking a cowboy hat!  

Cooking with kids has so many benefits. Check some out here.

Kids love to get their hands gooey. We saved our seeds and cooked those too. 

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

Homemade pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie

Let the cooked pumpkin cool and scrape the flesh loose with a spoon.  Drop it in the blender to puree it.  For our recipe, I used what I had on hand, so we used a cup of regular milk.  We added that to the blender to make it blend easily. 

A small pumpkin yields about two cups of pulp which is about the same as a can of pumpkin puree.

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

pumpkin puree cooking with kids

Pumpkin pie recipe from scratch 

Our pie does not have seasoning such as cinnamon because I am allergic to it, even the smell, while it’s baking, gives me respiratory distress.  You are welcome to add whatever pie spices you want, but I have noticed a lot of kids don’t like pumpkin pie and mine like it without the spices. 

Kids usually like simple things. It really accentuates the pumpkin flavor, it’s a totally different taste.



Once we made our puree, the kids added the other ingredients and stirred them together.  We dumped the mixture into a pie shell and POW!  Easy Peasy Pumpkin Pie!

cooking with kids, cracking eggs

 

 

cooking with kids stirring

pumpkin pie baking with kids

Easy Pumpkin Pie
Super easy simple pumpkin pie.
Write a review
Print
Ingredients
  1. 2 c. homemade pumpkin puree
  2. 2/3 c. sugar
  3. 3 eggs
  4. 1 c. milk
  5. pie shell
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Mix all wet ingredients together and pour into prepared pie shell.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes or until filling is set.
Notes
  1. Cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice is optional. We don't use it because I am allergic, even to the smell.
Little Sprouts Learning https://littlesproutslearning.co/

awesome pumpkin pie

For more recipes to cook with kids, check out Vegetable Beef Soup, Spaghetti Pie, Bananarama Bread or type cooking with kids into the search bar. We have a ton of fun recipes. 

Make sure to pin for later! 

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe-Cooking with Kids!

 

Picky eaters, they can be so frustrating. There are strategies that can help. Find out more and check out these healthy snacks for picky eaters.

Healthy Snacks for Picky Eaters

Picky eaters, they can be so frustrating. There are strategies ...
Read More
Peanut growing and harvesting is super easy if you have a nice long hot summer. We tried growing peanuts this past garden season and it was really cool.

Peanut Growing and Peanut Harvesting at Home

Peanut growing and harvesting is super easy if you have ...
Read More
I love me some meringue pie because they remind me of grandma. Chocolate is my favorite, so I’m going to share Grandma’s chocolate pie with you. Find out more.

Grandma’s Chocolate Pie

I love me some meringue pie because they remind me ...
Read More
What is developmentally appropriate practice and why does it matter? Do I need to do it in my home daycare? Find out more.

Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Home Based Child Care

What is developmentally appropriate practice and why does it matter? ...
Read More

6 comments

  1. Erlene says:

    Aww. This made me smile. They all look so happy and excited to make pumpkin pie.

  2. Pumpkin pie is such a classic and so fun! To eat and make, haha!

  3. Anne Marie says:

    Looks delicious and fun. Those are some happy looking kids 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.