Southern Bourbon Pecan Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
When I first made the original recipe for this bourbon-splashed pie, I added some vanilla extract and eliminated the flour. We loved the result. —Paul Falduto, Efland, North Carolina
Southern Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 frozen deep-dish pie crust (9 inches)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large saucepan, combine butter, sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar is dissolved; cool slightly. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, bourbon, vanilla and salt; slowly whisk in sugar mixture. Stir in pecans; pour into crust.
  2. Place on a baking sheet. Bake until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, 55-60 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 536 calories, 26g fat (6g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (60g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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