American Pie Council

Southern Charm Pecan Pie

Southern Charm Pecan Pie
Pecan Category

Crust Ingredients:

1 ¼ cup of flour
1 tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon of salt
½ cup butter
4 tablespoons water

How To:

-Mix flour, sugar, salt and softened butter together, mix until mix is crumbly.
-Add in water and mix.
-Roll mixture into a ball on a floured surface, slightly flatten and wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
-Roll crust out on a floured surface and drape in pie pan loosely, mold crust.

Pie Filling Ingredients:

½ cup butter
¼ cup sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
¾ cup light corn syrup
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 ½ cup crushed pecans
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup semisweet white chocolate chips
2 tablespoons molasses
1 cup whole pecans (for the top)

How To:

-Mix the butter, sugars, corn syrup, eggs, vanilla extract and molasses until frothy.
-Mix in the crushed pecans and chocolate chips.
-Pour mixture into your prepared pie crust. (You may have more than you need)
-Spread your 1 cup whole pecans over the top.
-Bake on 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until set.
-Cool completely at room temperature.
-Serve with whip cream.