Isolation & Pie!

The upside of arranging the pantry…I (Johnnie) found a can of pumpkin.

Isolation and pie go well together!

Johnnie’s Isolation Pumpkin Pie

Here’s the recipe:

1 can plain ol’ pumpkin

1 can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)

2 large eggs

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice or 1/2 tsp nutmeg & 1/2 tsp ginger 1/8 tsp salt

1 9″ unbaked pie crust

Mix pumpkin, milk and eggs til blended add salt and spices and stir well til smooth and blended.

Pour into 9″pie crust

Bake in pre-heated 425 oven for 15 mins. Lower the temp to 350 and continue baking 35-40 mins longer.  A knife tip stuck into the center should come out clean.  Center of the pie may still look a little jiggly.

Let cool and enjoy!

Store bought crusts are fine. I make a Bisquik crust that doesn’t require rolling. The dough is patted out in the pie pan.

Spray a 9″ pie pan with Pam

1 cup Bisquik (I use gluten free available in groceries & on Amazon)

4 TB (half a stick) of very cold butter. I pop it in the freezer for 10 minutes. Grate butter with cheese grater

Pour Bisquik into butter and mix with a fork. It will look wrong, but it will come together with the next step!

Add 2 TB of boiling water and mix add a splash more water til you can pinch dough and it sticks together.

Pour crust mix into pan and spread. Once it’s spread evenly over the bottom start pressing/patting it down. Pat it up the sides of the pan.

*You can spray you fingertips with Pam to pat and keep the dough from sticking to your fingers.

Done and yum!


About steveandjohnnie

Award winning Chicago Broadcasters, inducted into WGN radio's Walk Of Fame. Authors of the Les Paul memoir, "A Little More Les." You'll find even more about us at
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2 Responses to Isolation & Pie!

  1. Nancy Hollins says:

    Thank you for the recipe!! Your pie looks wonderful!!!

  2. Linda Sue Johnson says:

    I am making Christmas Fudge!

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