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Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr

Settle the age-old debate of pecan vs. pumpkin with this heavenly pecan pumpkin pie recipe. If you're lucky enough to have a pecan tree near your home, we recommend using fresh pecans for the top half of this pie. This is a perfect, low-stress dessert to have at Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone will be begging for this pecan pumpkin pie recipe!

A Pecan Pumpkin Pie in a pie pan, with one slice placed on a yellow plate.

 3 eggsdivided
 1 cup pumpkin
 1 cup sugardivided
 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  cup corn syrup (dark syrup, optional)
 3 tbsp melted butter
 ½ tsp vanilla
 1 cup pecan halves
 1 unbaked 9" pastry shell

Preheat oven to 350° F. Stir together 1 slightly beaten egg, pumpkin, 1/2 cup sugar and pumpkin pie spice.


Put unbaked pastry shell in a 9" pie or cake pan. Spread the pumpkin mixture over the bottom of pie shell.


Combine 2 beaten eggs, corn syrup, remaining sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir in nuts. Spoon over pumpkin mixture. Bake at 350° F for 50 minutes or until filling is set.

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