Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie
Author: "Taste of Home"
3 large eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup apple butter
¾ cup packed brown sugar
1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
⅓ cup whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ tsp. salt
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ tsp. each ground ginger, cloves and nutmeg
1 *unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
Whipped cream, optional
*Or 2, if you wish to hand make the sort of pastry decorations that Dolores has so beautifully constructed. See below.
In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. Whisk in salt and spices until well blended. Pour into pastry shell.
Bake at 400° for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted in 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