How to Tell if Pumpkin Pie is Bad?
There are many signs that your pumpkin pie may be spoiled, so if it looks or smells weird, it might be time to throw it out. To know if your pie is past its prime, it should be refrigerated at room temperature for at least a day and a half. The smell is another tell-tale sign that your pumpkin pie is past its prime. You should throw it out if it has a strong, pungent aroma.
Make sure the pie is refrigerated before filling it. Warm dough causes butter to soften and can result in a runny filling.