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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut, divided
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and bourbon until blended. Stir in chocolate chips, 1 cup coconut and pecans. Pour into pastry shell; sprinkle with remaining coconut.
  • Bake 45-50 minutes or until filling is set and coconut is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack; serve or refrigerate within 2 hours.
Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches): Combine 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt; cut in 1/2 cup cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3-5 Tbsp. ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 608 calories, 35g fat (17g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 225mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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