Pumpkin Pie for a Crowd

It’s pumpkin pie for a crowd. These creamy pumpkin pie bars are perfect for a large pumpkin pie loving thanksgiving crowd. 

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Why make two or three normal pies when you can make one large slab pie? Another great thing about this pie is that there is no “end crust.” If you’re a crust lover I guess that would be the only down side of this recipe. I brought in the big guys to test taste this recipe. Someone who is a true pumpkin pie lover, my boyfriend. I’m sure he’s had more than enough pumpkin pie in his day to judge this one.

This pumpkin pie for a crowd happened to be the best pumpkin he’s ever had. Of course I never believe him because I feel like he’s just trying to be nice BUT I asked him over and over again and he promised.

Pumpkin Pie for a Crowd | Creamy pumpkin pie squares prepared in a 13 x 9 inch pan, enough to feed a crowd via sweetasacookie.com #pumpkin #thanksgiving

Are you a chilled pumpkin pie eater or a room temperature pumpkin pie eater? I think chilled makes the dessert somehow feel over all “lighter.”  We can pretend right? Tis’ the season to indulge. Speaking of indulging, what’s your favorite foods to indulge on? I like mashed potatoes and gravy, ooey gooey cinnamon rolls topped with loads and loads of frosting, pasta bakes, and brownies. 

Now I’m making myself hungry.

Pumpkin Pie for a Crowd | Creamy pumpkin pie squares prepared in a 13 x 9 inch pan, enough to feed a crowd via sweetasacookie.com #pumpkin #thanksgiving

I have been working on some super amazing recipes for this holiday season and I cannot wait to share them with all of you. I decided to put a spin on the traditional cinnamon rolls and I think you’re all really going to love it. 

This weekend my dads coming to visit so I’ll have an extra taste tester for some of the recipes I have been working on. I really like when people come to visit. More sweets for them and less for me 🙂

Pumpkin Pie for a Crowd | Creamy pumpkin pie squares prepared in a 13 x 9 inch pan, enough to feed a crowd via sweetasacookie.com #pumpkin #thanksgiving  

Pumpkin Pie for a Crowd
Serves 20
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  1. 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 3/4 cup butter, chilled (cubed)
  3. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  1. 4 large eggs
  2. 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  3. 1 tsp. salt
  4. 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  5. 29 oz. pumpkin pie puree
  6. 2 cans (14oz each) sweetened condensed milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350* F.
  2. In your food processor pulse together flour, chilled butter, and powdered sugar until it reaches the consistency of corn meal.
  3. Grease a 13 x 9 inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Add the crust mixture to the prepared pan and press down evenly with your hands.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Allow crust to cool while preparing the pie filling.
  7. In a large bowl combine eggs and sugar until they're a pale yellow.
  8. Stir in salt, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree, and sweetened condensed milk until thoroughly mixed.
  9. Pour pumpkin mixture over the cooled crust and bake for an additional 60-70 minutes (or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean).
  10. Allow pie to come to room temperature and then cool in the refrigerator overnight.
  11. Cut and serve.
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    Ashley @ Wishes & Dishes
    November 12, 2014 at 5:01 PM

    Oh I love the idea of bars instead of a pie!! Trying this!!
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    Brenda@Sugar-Free Mom
    November 12, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    Looks perfect! Very easy recipe!
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    November 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM

    I never had pumpkin pie before even though I live here in the US forever. Maybe this Thanksgiving?! BTW I love those boards in the background!

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    Heather / girlichef
    November 12, 2014 at 9:44 PM

    I like my pumpkin pie cold or at room temp – either way! This is a fabulous idea. We always have to make at least 2 of each kind of pie, so I’m loving this solution.
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    November 12, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Great idea! Love pumpkin pie. And your pics are great too!
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    November 12, 2014 at 11:54 PM

    I would much rather make a bunch of pumpkin pie bars than multiple pies. This is brilliant!
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    Kim (Feed Me, Seymour)
    November 13, 2014 at 8:10 AM

    A pumpkin slab pie is brilliance!!!!!
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    Nutmeg Nanny
    November 13, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    Totally delicious! I love any dessert fit for a crowd 🙂
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    Cookin Canuck
    November 13, 2014 at 10:59 AM

    This is such a fantastic idea! What a great idea when you’re feeding pumpkin pie to a crowd.
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    Aly ~ Cooking In Stilettos
    November 13, 2014 at 4:57 PM

    I love the idea of this pie for a large crowd – genius!
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    Amanda @The Kitcheneer
    November 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM

    What a great idea of making pumpkin pie for a crowd! Looks great!
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    Angie | Big Bear's Wife
    November 13, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    What a great pumpkin pie recipe for a party!!
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    November 13, 2014 at 8:28 PM

    Great idea to make it into a slab “pie” rather than make several regular pies. This is great for a large group.
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    Ginny McMeans
    November 14, 2014 at 12:06 AM

    This is such a good idea. A sheet pie! It looks really light and baked perfectly!

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    Kim Beaulieu
    November 14, 2014 at 3:51 AM

    Very cool idea, I know we always have a houseful so this is perfect. Gorgeous too.
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    November 25, 2014 at 10:11 AM

    What a great idea!!! Especially for the holidays!
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    November 17, 2015 at 5:33 PM

    I only added a cup of sugar and these were a little too sweet for my taste! Next time I won’t add any sugar. Otherwise, they are perfect and delicious!

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