Sweet pumpkin pies, known as “glykia kolokythopita” in Greek, are a beloved traditional dessert found across various regions of Greece, with each region adding its unique twist to this delightful treat. Particularly popular during the autumn and winter months when pumpkins are in abundant season, these pies are also a common feature at fall festivals and gatherings. The variety in each region’s version of sweet pumpkin pie is a testament to Greece’s diverse culinary landscape. Local customs and available ingredients significantly influence the preparation of these traditional dishes, showcasing the rich tapestry of Greek cuisine.
DOUGH PREPARATION TIME: 40 MINUTES
FILLING PREPARATION TIME: 20 MINUTES
PIE PREPARATION TIME: 15 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 8-10 PEOPLE