Homemade Pumpkin Puree Recipe

How to make your own pumpkin puree.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine American, Holiday


  • 2 pie pumpkins


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Slice pumpkins in half then remove all of the stringy insides (reserve for toddler activity/toasting seeds).
  • Quarter each half then, place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40 minutes then let cool for 20-30 minutes.
  • Using a large spoon scoop the pumpkin out of the skins.
  • Place in a blender and pulse, using a spatula to scrape down the sides in between blending. Blend until smooth.
  • Store in an air tight container in the fridge. This keeps for 1-2 weeks in the fridge or you may freeze this is a freezer safe plastic bag. 
  • Use in pie, oatmeal, smoothies, cookies, bread, or soup!
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