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Recipe – The Long Winter Green Pumpkin Apple Pie

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  • Author: Mavis Butterfield



{1} 4 lb green {unripe} pumpkin to yield about 5 cups
5 cups peeled, sliced pumpkin {slice them to look like apple slices}
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
3 tbsp. flour
3 tbsp. butter, divided into 6 pieces
1 double pie crust {ready-made or homemade}
1 egg {for egg wash}


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Peel the green pumpkin, cut it in half and the quarters.
  3. Cut pumpkin quarters in to pieces that resemble apple slices to measure 5 cups and place in a large bowl.
  4. To the bowl add sugar, cinnamon, cram of tartar, nutmeg, flour and butter and toss.
  5. Pour pumpkin mixture into a prepared pie crust, add the top crust, crimp edges, and brush with egg wash.
  6. Bake at 45-50 minutes or until the pie crust is golden brown.  Cool  and serve with a big ole’ fat scoop of ice cream.