Down-Home Blackstrap Molasses Pecan Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make pastry: In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle water over mixture and stir with a fork until dough comes together.
  • Press into a 1/2-inch-thick disk; wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll pastry into a 12-inch round, 1/8-inch thick.
  • Fold dough in half and fit into a 9-inch pie pan; press dough against bottom and sides of dish.
  • Fold edge under and flute or crimp decoratively.
  • Refrigerate pie shell.
  • To make filling: Combine molasses, brown sugar, syrup, and butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved, about 4 minutes.
  • Raise heat to high and boil 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and cool mixture to room temperature.
  • Stir in eggs until blended, then stir in remaining filling ingredients.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pour filling into pie shell.
  • Bake 1 hour, or until filling is set.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.
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