Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

This a fantasic-tasting buttery pie, just remember to cook the butter first as this is what brings out the taste ;-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Over low to medium heat, cook butter in a saucepan, watching closely but not stirring, until golden brown (about 5-8 minutes) DO NOT BURN.
  3. Pour browned butter into a bowl; set aside.
  4. In a food processor, blend corn syrup, honey, sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt until smooth.
  5. Add the browned butter; blend again.
  6. Add pecans, and process with just a few on-off pulses.
  7. Pour the mixture into pie shell.
  8. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes; lower heat to 325 degrees; bake for another 40 minutes.
  9. Note: center of pie will seem a bit liquidy when removed from oven, it will set up further as it cools.
  10. Let cool completely.
  11. Serve with real whipped cream.
Most Helpful

5 5

After making this pie, you'll never be able to NOT brown the butter. It really makes a good pie better.

5 5

I cannot say enough about this pie. Whenever I make a Kittencal recipe, I know I won't be disappointed. Mixing the ingredients in the blender not only created a much smoother yet frothy filling but also made clean-up a breeze. The taste and texture were out of this world! Bravo, Kittencal.

4 5

The browned butter adds so much depth of flavor! Having no pecans in my cupboard, I substituted walnuts and made a few changes to accomodate the difference. A great recipe - my DH went back for thirds!