Leftover Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

An incredibly delicious, easy, and amazing way to use up leftover pumpkin pie from Thanksgiving! Check out the new recipe video below!

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

This is so wrong.  But so, so right.

Hopefully you all have some leftover slices of pumpkin pie (or really…any pie!) from yesterday’s Thanksgiving Day feast, because this milkshake needs to happen.

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

I originally had this idea a few weeks ago–and could barely wait to share it with you all today.  Well, the time has finally arrived.

After all, why eat your leftover pumpkin pie like a normal person when you can drink it in milkshake form like a champ?

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

If you can’t already tell, this isn’t your average “pumpkin pie” milkshake.  It’s not made with milk, yogurt, pumpkin puree, spices, and the usual suspects.

Those are faux pumpkin pie milkshakes.  This is the real deal.  It’s made with pie.

Literal pie.

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

As in, you’re going to throw a slice of pumpkin pie (crust and all) into the blender, along with some vanilla ice cream, and a little bit of milk just to smooth things out a bit–and blend it all up together.

Try to keep a little bit of texture from the pie crust in there–that part was my favorite!

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Feel free to take things one step farther and top it all off with whipped cream and crumbled pie crust.  And maybe even a little chunk of pie as an extra garnish.

I mean, you’ve already come all this way, why not trash it up more?  This milkshake deserves it.

Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

This milkshake is exactly how it sounds.  Decadent, creamy, full of pumpkin flavor, and basically just all around awesome.  It still sort of blows my mind.

Break out the stretchy pants again guys, because you’re going to need them…

Leftover Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake


  • 1 large slice of leftover pumpkin pie (3 inches roughly) --reserve some of the pie crust edges
  • 2 large scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • whipped cream


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until almost smooth (it is kind of nice to have a slight texture of pie dough throughout).
  2. Top with whipped cream and crumbled pie crust.  Serve immediately.

Feel free to use whatever leftover pie you have on hand--I used a delicious, caramel pumpkin pie from this cookbook!

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Leftover #Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

P.S.  I happened to make this milkshake with leftover [caramel!] pumpkin pie, but I’m almost positive that it would be just as delicious with leftover apple pie (although the consistency might be different).

Feel free to switch them out, if you want!