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Southern Pecan Pie with Toffee Crunch

Southern Pecan Pie with Toffee CrunchTraditional Southern pecan pie with a buttery sweet, crunchy twist.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pastry dough for (9-inch) single crust pie*
1 1/4 cups dark corn syrup
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups pecans halves
1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup toffee pieces - divided use
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Roll pastry into a 12-inch circle on lightly floured surface. Fit into 9-inch pie plate. Fold edge under and flute edge.
  3. Combine corn syrup, eggs, pecans, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl. Toss 2/3 cup of the toffee pieces with flour and stir into pecan mixture. Pour entire mixture into pie pastry.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove pie from the oven and place on a cooling rack. Immediately sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup of the toffee pieces over the top.
  5. Cool completely before serving.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 690; Fat 40g; Cholesterol 110; Protein 7g; Saturated Fat 13g; Trans Fat 0g; Sodium 490mg; Carbohydrates 84g; Sugar 58g; Iron 6%;Fiber 8%; Calcium 4%.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Butterball, LLC.