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

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

Claire #3 December 24, 2003

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.

dorisfarrar August 03, 2010

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!

Mauri January 11, 2004

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