Not Too Sweet Pecan Pie

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe uses maple syrup, not corn syrup!It's a version that's less sweet than other pecan pies. Please enjoy!! You can also make your own crust.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pie Filling:.
  2. Bake pecans at 350°F for about 7 minutes, until fragrant and slightly dark.
  3. Cook butter over high heat for about 4-5 minutes, until it begins to have a nutty aroma.
  4. Grind or chop 1/4 cup of pecan.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat eggs to blend, add pecans (ground), pecan halves, butter, flour, brown sugar, maple syrup, and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into pie crust.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes, until center is set. Let stand and cool before serving.
  7. Pie Crust:.
  8. Combine flour and sugar, add butter and cut into small pieces. Work into small crumbs.
  9. Add egg yolk.
  10. Press down on a 10" tart pan.
  11. Bake at 300°F for 25-30 minutes, until golden pale. Let stand for a day.


Most Helpful

This pie was fantastic!! For anyone who loves Pecan Pie but can only eat a sliver because it's so darn sweet, THIS is the pie for you. Be forewarned, you may just want to eat the whole thing now!! I can't say anything negative about it or anything that needs to be changed....just perfect!!!

klemm2 May 03, 2010

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