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Maple Pecan Pie

Our Vermont maple syrup can't be beat, and this is one of my favorite pies. It's also quick and easy to make. —Mildred Wescom, Belvidere, Vermont
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • Dough for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim crust to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until smooth. Add maple syrup, butter, vanilla, salt and pecans. Pour into crust.
  • Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 30-40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. If desired, top with whipped cream to serve. Store in the refrigerator.
Editor's Note
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. Shape into a disk; wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 561 calories, 35g fat (12g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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