10. Filling face-lift: Often pumpkin pies develop a crack or two in the filling during baking. For camouflage (just in case), you can cut leftover dough into leaves, twisted twig shapes or pumpkins; place in a single layer on baking sheet lined with parchment paper and brush cut-outs with egg wash
I don't know where this pie recipe comes from originally but my great-grandmother made it. I suspect it was a way of "doing without" pastry flour. We like it. Heavily butter a pie pan and coat it with cornmeal. Fill with your pumpkin pie filling & bake. That's it. The cornmeal
This recipe comes from a 3 volume set of holiday recipes. I used real pumpkin, the graham cracker pie crust, and have added Allspice to the original recipe. This pie is highly demanded by family and friends every year. It even turned a Non-pumpkin pie eater into a genuine fan!