Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup


This delicious pecan pie with maple syrup is so easy to make. With a golden crust and a sticky-sweet filling, this simple maple pecan pie will please all of the guests at your holiday table. Using maple syrup instead of corn syrup adds delicious flavor to this holiday dessert favorite. Top with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
1 9-inch pie

This pecan pie with maple syrup is a delicious twist on a classic Thanksgiving dessert.

Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup Ingredients

These are the ingredients you'll need to make this cozy maple pecan pie:

· Maple syrup: Yes, there's a big difference between maple syrup and pancake syrup — make sure you're using the real deal for the most delicious results.
· Brown sugar: The recipe calls for light brown sugar, but you can use dark brown sugar for a deeper flavor.
· Eggs: Whole eggs add moisture and help bind the filling together.
· Butter: Melted butter adds richness and flavor.
· Vanilla: A teaspoon of vanilla extract lends a bit of complexity while enhancing the other flavors.
· Pecans: You can use pecan halves or chopped pecans.
· Pie crust: Use a store-bought crust or try our Butter Flaky Pie Crust recipe.

How to Make Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make this maple pecan pie:

1. Make the filling: Mix the maple syrup, brown sugar, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla until well-combined. Stir in the pecans.
2. Bake the pie: Pour the filling into the unbaked pie shell. Bake in a preheated oven until the crust is golden brown and the filling is set.

Can You Make Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup Ahead of Time?

Yes, this maple pecan pie is a great make-ahead dessert. Bake the pie one to two days in advance and store it, covered, in the refrigerator.

How to Serve Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup

For a perfect presentation, serve each slice of maple pecan pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream. A drizzle of maple syrup will take the whole thing over the top.

How to Store Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup

Since pecan pie has an egg-rich filling, it should never sit at room temperature for more than two hours. Loosely wrap the pie and store it in the fridge for up to four days.

Learn more: Does Pecan Pie Need To Be Refrigerated?

Can You Freeze Pecan Pie with Maple Syrup?

You can freeze maple pecan pie for up to two months. Bake the pie in a foil pan, allow it to cool completely, then wrap it in storage wrap. Wrap it again in a layer of aluminum foil. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight.

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 cup pure maple syrup

  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar

  • 3 large eggs

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups pecan halves or pieces

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place a rack in the lowest position.

  2. Mix maple syrup, brown sugar, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended. Stir in pecans until coated, then pour batter into the pie shell.

  3. Bake on the lower rack of the preheated oven until the pie shell is golden brown and the filling is set, 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

451 Calories
26g Fat
53g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 451
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 216mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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