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Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie Recipe

The addition of apple butter gives this pumpkin pie a slightly fruity flavor. I'm always happy to share reliable recipes like this. —Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon each ground ginger, cloves and nutmeg
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Whisk in salt and spices until well blended. Pour into pastry shell.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cover edges loosely with foil during the last 20 minutes if necessary. Cool on wire rack. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 328 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 304mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein .

Reviews for Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

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karenan 238315
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015

"The best pumpkin pie ever! The apple butter just adds the right flavor and tones down the pumpkin a little. Our family really liked it!"

webesmiley 132865
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2013

"Although I prefer a fluffy-type pie, this one was pretty darn good. I like the flavor the apple butter adds to the pumpkin. Followed the recipe as is, and I don't think I would change anything when I make it again. Nummy!"

bfrank 101944
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"I am about to make this for the third time tonight! My family really likes this pie!"

administrator 70594
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"Have made this twice serving it to a number of different people with very positive reviews and have shared recipe with several. Really a "keeper" (not the pie, it disappears too fast; but the recipe)."

Frau Dyck 132854
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2012

"Made this pie yesterday. Mine was darker than pictured but think that was because I used dark brown sugar. Served it to friends and the guy ate 1/3 of the pie smothered with whipped cream! I think this would be delicious baked like a custard. Will definitely make this again -- soon!"

MerriJP 149753
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"Found a new favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert!"

Jessicapt76 70542
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2011

"I don't normally like pumpkin pie however I tried a little of this one after baking it for my family last Christmas. It is awesome and I've made it twice this fall and received many compliments!"

kimmysue1 154988
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"This is really good. It has a really nice texture and a little different flavor of pumpkin pie than we are used to. Perfect fall pie!"

mjlouk 207285
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2009

"Very good!"

MrsMelton 64076
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2009

"I am not the biggest fan of basic pumpkin pie so I wated to try this instead for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was such a hit! So absolutly delicious!"

italy358 135664
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

"Champ!!!! very good taste same as pumpkin pie but little add flavor... Yummy and will do this again..."

freuler 207284
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

"You can find it in the jelly/peanut butter aisle."

Susan E Brown 65891
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2009

"What and where do I find apple butter?"

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