Rating: 4.5 stars
90 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 66
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

The maple syrup gives this pecan pie a distinctive flavor.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut half of the shortening into flour mixture, until fine crumbs form. Cut in remaining shortening until coarse crumbs form. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until a dough forms. Shape dough into a disk and wrap in plastic wrap; chill for 30 minutes.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • On a floured surface, using a floured rolling pin, roll dough into an 11-inch circle. Fit dough into a 9-in quiche dish. Trim edges

  • In a heavy skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over low heat. Add nuts and stir for about 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to color. Let cool for 10 minutes.

  • Mix together beaten egg, maple syrup, sugar, 1/3 cup melted butter, vanilla, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in nuts. Pour filling into crust. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until filling is set. Transfer pan to wire rack and cool.

Nutrition Facts

582 calories; protein 6.3g; carbohydrates 56.9g; fat 38.3g; cholesterol 92.8mg; sodium 382.8mg. Full Nutrition
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