California Pizza Kitchen Style Fudge Pecan Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Carefully remove crust from pie tin.
  • Thoroughly but lightly coat the inside of the tin with the oil.
  • Evenly and lightly dust the inside of the oiled crust with flour.
  • Return shell to tin, and let thaw to room temperature.
  • Repair any cracks with a moistened fingertips by gently patting the crack edges together.
  • Brush the inside with the beaten egg yolk, avoiding the fluted edge, and concentrating on cracked areas.
  • Bake for 8 minutes.
  • Filling:
  • In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stir the syrup, brown sugar, vanilla and salt together with a wooden spoon.
  • Bring to a boil, and then add the fudge sauce immediately.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes, and then stir in the cubed butter until melted and thoroughly blended.
  • Add eggs, beating until thoroughly incorporated into the mixture.
  • Pour the filling into the pie shell.
  • Arrange the pecan halves, flat side down, on the surface.
  • Bake until the filling is set, about 45 minutes in the 350 oven.
  • Place on cooling rack for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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