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    5 Cup Pecan Pie

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 20 mins

    40 mins

    40 mins

    Steve_G's Note:

    Don't like too sweet pecan pie? You'll like this one then, it's mostly nuts with just enough filling to hold them together. Nice change of pace and very decadent. I saw a pecan pie at a local Creole restaurant, in a suburb of Washington DC, that gave me the idea to develop this one.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    Pie

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Spread 1/2 cup of the pecans on a baking sheet and toast them in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned and fragrant.
    3. 3
      Let cool completely.
    4. 4
      Place the roasted nuts in a food processor and process until smooth and buttery.
    5. 5
      Add the flour and pulse until incorporated.
    6. 6
      Scrape into a large bowl and set aside.
    7. 7
      Heat the butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat until it starts to foam and turns a light brown.
    8. 8
      Remove from heat and set aside.
    9. 9
      Add the brown sugar, corn syrup, eggs, vanilla, and browned butter to the nut paste and stir until well blended.
    10. 10
      Fold in the remaining 5 cups pecans.
    11. 11
      Pour the filling into the pre-baked pie shell.
    12. 12
      Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until the filling is slightly puffed and the crust is golden brown.
    13. 13
      Transfer to a rack to cool.
    14. 14
      Serve warm or at room temperature.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 28, 2002

      55

      This has to be the best pecan pie I have ever made or tasted! Pecans take center stage in this fabulous recipe. Simple to prepare with excellent results! Thanks for sharing, Steve!

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    • on January 06, 2010

      55

      Love this not too sweet pecan pie. I must say I did not follow the recipe exactly as I mis-read the direction. Instead of 1/2 C of Pecans toasted and processed, I used 1/2 of the Pecans! But, it turned out great and was very tasty. I had request for the recipe! Next time I will follow the direction, who knows maybe even better. Love the flavor

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    • on November 24, 2007

      55

      Best pecan pie I have ever made. Pecan pie is my husband's hands-down favorite, and he absolutely LOVED this one. He had another slice of pie for breakfast the following morning. I'm not a big fan of pecan pie normally, but I ate an entire slice of this one and it was delicious.

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    Nutritional Facts for 5 Cup Pecan Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 996.7
     
    Calories from Fat 685
    68%
    Total Fat 76.2 g
    117%
    Saturated Fat 17.7 g
    88%
    Cholesterol 138.7 mg
    46%
    Sodium 185.8 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 78.0 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    29%
    Sugars 39.7 g
    158%
    Protein 11.2 g
    22%

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