Best Pecan Pie Recipes
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Classic Pecan Pies
This extraordinarily rich and sweet pecan pie won first place at the 1996 State Fair of Texas pie competition.
Chocolate Pecan Pies
The addition of dark chocolate gives this pecan pie a deep flavor and fudgy texture.
David Lebovitz chops the pecans in his recipe to make the pie easy to slice, although he leaves some whole for visual effect. A generous dose of bourbon balances the sweetness of the chocolaty filling.
Twists on Pecan Pie
Seattle’s High 5 Pie owner Dani Cone makes these adorable, portable caramel-pecan pies as a special for fall.
This clever riff combines Granny Smith apples, caramelized in butter and Calvados, with classic pecan pie filling and whole toasted pecans.
Pastry chef Ashley Church tops her pecan tart with chiboust pastry cream (pastry cream lightened with Italian meringue). A simple substitute: whipped cream spiked with bourbon.
Sherry Fahey’s genius dessert is like a pecan pie and pumpkin pie rolled into one.
Pastry chef Marc Aumont sweetens this nutty and caramelly tart with maple syrup.