This is my go-to pumpkin pie recipe.
Though this ad is from 1987, according to Very Best Baking, Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie Recipe has been featured on Libby's pumpkin labels since 1950.
Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie
Recipe from 1987 Libby's advertising
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2 cups Libby’s solid-pack pumpkin
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups (12-oz. can) evaporated milk
1/4 tsp. cloves
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
Preheat oven to 425˚F. Mix filling ingredients in order given. Pour into pie shell. Bake 15 min. Reduce temperature to 350˚F and continue baking for 45 min. or until knife inserted into center of filling comes out clean.
Cool completely. Garnish, if desired, with whipped cream.
Makes one 9-inch pie.
I've always gotten best results by making my pies using glass (Pyrex, actually) pie plates.
Turns out, I'm not the only one.
According to kitchn, "Glass takes its time to heat and heats evenly which makes it a perfect candidate for virtually any pie you're making."