National Pie Day ~ Pinto Bean Pie

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The American Pie Council is an organization committed to “preserving America’s pie heritage and promotes America’s love affair with the food”. Today (01/23/14) is National Pie Day so we are sharing a recipe for Pinto Bean Pie from Michelle at Scribbit ~ motherhood in Alaska.

Pinto Bean Pie


  • 1 1/2 cups of unseasoned cooked pinto beans (can use a one 15oz. can if you prefer)
  • 1 cup of light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cream the sugar, butter and eggs in blender.
  2. Add the beans, and blend until it’s thick and smooth. Add the spices and vanilla.
  3. Pour pie filling into an unbaked pie shell, and bake for one hour or until an inserted knife comes out clean.


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