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Homemade Eggnog Pie Recipe

Homemade Eggnog Pie Recipe

This dessert is a festive finale. It is rich and scrumptious.—Katherine Kuhlemeier, Pearl City, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/8 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a small bowl, soften gelatin in cold water; set aside.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Return all to the pan; bring to a gentle boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin and vanilla.
  • 3. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 390 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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twinsfla User ID: 2583200 222275
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"Question please--doesn't the pie crust need to be pre-baked and cooled?"

LisaTennis User ID: 1596164 217285
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"Made this for Christmas this year and it was such a big hit my 20 yr old son went out and bought 6 boxes of French Vanilla pudding for me to have on hand. This will be a Christmas must make from now on! And the rest of the year too."

estherbotelho User ID: 4621346 41854
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2011

"This is a favorite in our home. Bonus is that we can make this all year around even when eggnog is not in season to buy in grocery store."

HeatherFrancis User ID: 5754379 52838
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"I make this every year for Thanksgiving. It's easy to make and is so creamy and smooth. It's like custard but in a pie. Delicious!! I add a layer of homemade whip cream but other than that I like it just the way it is!"

glitzylinda User ID: 3474297 83382
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2010

"My Mother made this pie every Christmas and we all loved it. I am for sure making it this year.

Friends are coming soon, will make it then."

jkimp User ID: 1201178 41853
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2010

"I have made this pie numerous times and have always received rave revies. As a matter of fact, I have been asked for the recipe every time that I took this pie to an event or gathering. It has become a Thanksgiving and Christmas staple in our family. I love the light, yet flavorful, texture."

Chrise68 User ID: 2369192 204683
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2009

"I make this pie every Thanksgiving and Xmas. Everyone loves it. And it so easy to make."

kjorg User ID: 455971 204682
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2008

"ingredients are missing:

1 teaspoon vanilla extract"

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