This is from smakelijke gerechten, a cookbook assembled by the First Reformed Church in Oak Harbor, Washington in 1971.  My grandmother’s sister belonged to the church, and the cookbook was a gift for my grandmother’s birthday.

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1-3/4 cups pumpkin puree (1 can)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-2/3 cups evaporated milk (1 12-oz can)
  • 1 9" pie crust, unbaked

Preheat oven to 425°F.  Mix all ingredients.  Pour into pie crust.  Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350°F and bake for 45 more minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.