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Top 10 Pecan Pies

We tested hundreds of recipes from across the country to find the best pecan pie types. These ooey-gooey treats are the perfect ending to a holiday meal. Find pies with caramel, maple, bourbon and more.

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The Best Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is a Thanksgiving tradition in my household, and I was on a quest to create the ultimate version—the best pecan pie recipe. I think this one, made with maple syrup and bourbon, might be it! —James SchendTaste of Home Deputy Editor

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Yummy Texas Pecan Pie

This ooey-gooey pie’s luscious and creamy filling offers that good old familiar flavor so many have come to love! —Laurel Leslie, Sonora, California
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Bourbon-Kissed Pecan Pie

This rich pie is always on our Thanksgiving dessert table. Find more of my recipes on my blog, A Southern Grace.—Grace Mannon, Abingdon, Virginia
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Hazelnut Pecan Pie

With a blend of chocolate, pecans and hazelnuts, this pie is top-level tasty. But because so it’s easy to make, you can enjoy it often. Your family and friends will think you worked for hours in the kitchen. Finish it off with homemade whipped cream. —Brenda Melancon, McComb, Mississippi
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Praline Pumpkin Pecan Pie

My husband and I are not big fans of traditional pumpkin pie, but my mother and others are, so we must have pumpkin pie as one of the desserts at Thanksgiving. I decided to meet everyone halfway with this pumpkin pecan pie recipe and it was a hit. Now I bring it to Thanksgiving every year. My mother doesn't even feel the need to bake her own pumpkin pie! —Emily Reese, Glade Hill, Virginia
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Texas Pecan Pie

I won a blue ribbon for this pie at the Texas State Fair. Since I was in the military for more than 20 years, I didn’t really start cooking until after I retired. Now I enjoy spending my time in the kitchen. And if you can’t get enough of Lone Star State recipes with pecans, try these Texas pecan pralines. —Michelle Shockley, Wichita, Kansas
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Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

You’ll love the smell in your kitchen—and the smiles on everybody’s faces—when you make this scrumptious caramel apple pie recipe. It takes me back home to Virginia, to my granny’s table. —Jean Castro, Phoenix, Arizona
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Kentucky Pecan Pie

This rich, dense Kentucky pecan pie recipe is perfect for your next party. It features a delicious dark chocolate filling topped with plenty of toasted pecans. —Emily Baldwin, Fort Collins, Colorado
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Honey Pecan Pie

Looking for a sweet ending to a special meal? This attractive pecan pie is bound to please with its traditional filling and honey-glazed pecans. I don’t think you’ll have leftovers, but if you do, here’s how to store pecan pie. —Cathy Hudak, Wadsworth, Ohio
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Caramel Pecan Pie

This is hands down the best pecan pie—it’s so good, it’s scary! I’m making it for Thanksgiving because there will be others around to share it with me. Here’s the trick: Toss the bag of caramels to your kid or spouse and promise they can eat whatever is left after they unwrap your 36 caramels! Need mini pies? Try these pecan tarts. —Larry Crowder, Grand Blanc, Michigan

Katie Bandurski
As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.