How To Make Melissa Gilbert’s Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie As Seen On Hallmark’s “Home and Family”

 

It's our "Little House on the Prairie" reunion show! Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare welcome actors Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Matthew Labyorteaux, and Lindsay Greenbush. Melissa Gilbert cooks gingersnap pumpkin pie. Michael Landon Jr. and Leslie Landon pay tribute to their late father, actor Michael Landon. We visit the old shooting locations with actress Alison Arngrim. Debbie Matenopoulos honors the memory of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the "Little House on the Prairie" books. Christmas is coming early. Dean Butler is making a DIY Christmas tree stand. Tanya Memme and Paige Hemmis team up for a creative covered wagon tablescape. Kym Douglas is sharing prairie herbs and making lemon verbena perfume. And, save money with Sandie Newton and Hollywood Steals!

It’s our “Little House on the Prairie” reunion show! Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare welcome actors Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Matthew Labyorteaux, and Lindsay Greenbush. Melissa Gilbert cooks gingersnap pumpkin pie. Michael Landon Jr. and Leslie Landon pay tribute to their late father, actor Michael Landon. We visit the old shooting locations with actress Alison Arngrim. Debbie Matenopoulos honors the memory of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books. Christmas is coming early. Dean Butler is making a DIY Christmas tree stand. Tanya Memme and Paige Hemmis team up for a creative covered wagon tablescape. Kym Douglas is sharing prairie herbs and making lemon verbena perfume. And, save money with Sandie Newton and Hollywood Steals! Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Jeremy Lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

 

Actress Melissa Gilbert starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the hit show “Little House On The Prairie” from 1974 to 1984, and the show is still beloved today over 30 years later. This week she was joined by some of her co-stars for a “Little House On The Prairie” reunion on Hallmark’s “Home and Family” show. Melissa also showed Cristina Ferrare, Mark Steines and all of us at home how to make to her famed gingersnap pumpkin pie! Did you have a chance to catch the episode? We have the directions and video below so you can make Melissa Gilbert’s gingersnap pie this weekend, for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the holiday season!

Tune In: Home & Family airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.

 

 Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: jeremy lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC Watch Melissa Gilbert show Cristina Ferrare how to make her delicious gingersnap pumpkin pie on Hallmark's "Home and Family Show." Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: jeremy lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

Watch Melissa Gilbert show Cristina Ferrare how to make her delicious gingersnap pumpkin pie on Hallmark’s “Home and Family Show.” Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Jeremy lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

 

 

It's our "Little House on the Prairie" reunion show! Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare welcome actors Melissa Gilbert, Dean Butler, Matthew Labyorteaux, and Lindsay Greenbush. Melissa Gilbert cooks gingersnap pumpkin pie. Michael Landon Jr. and Leslie Landon pay tribute to their late father, actor Michael Landon. We visit the old shooting locations with actress Alison Arngrim. Debbie Matenopoulos honors the memory of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the "Little House on the Prairie" books. Christmas is coming early. Dean Butler is making a DIY Christmas tree stand. Tanya Memme and Paige Hemmis team up for a creative covered wagon tablescape. Kym Douglas is sharing prairie herbs and making lemon verbena perfume. And, save money with Sandie Newton and Hollywood Steals! Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: jeremy lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

Learn how to make the delicious gingersnap pumpkin pie that Melissa Gilbert made on Hallmark’s “Home and Family” show. Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Jeremy Lee/Alexx Henry Studios, LLC

 

GINGERSNAP PUMPKIN PIE

A recipe from Melissa Gilbert.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup gingersnap cookie crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 ½ tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 ½ cups canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 (12-ounce/340-g) can evaporated milk
  • ¾ cup (165g) packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 375

2) Combine the cookie crumbs, granulated sugar, and melted butter in a 9-inch pie pan, pressing it into the bottom and sides. Bake for 5 minutes. Let it cool completely.

3) Combine the pumpkin, milk, brown sugar, eggs, cornstarch, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk until combined. Pour the filling into the crust.

4) Bake for 1 hour, or until the pie is firm and has turned slightly golden on top. Let it cool completely before serving.

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