This maple pecan pie filling is made with maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, and pecans. Use a prepared unbaked pastry shell or make our all-butter pastry or cream cheese pastry.
Pecan pie is one of the South's favorite pies. Pecans are grown in many areas of the South and Southwest, with Georgia leading other states in production. The US produces between 80% to 95% of the world's pecans.
Serve this fabulous pecan pie with a big scoop of ice cream or a dollop of sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping.
- 1 prepared unbaked pastry shell, 9-inch
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup pure maple syrup
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)
- 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/4 cups pecan pieces (or halves)
- Prepare the pie shell or use a ready-made crust. Fit the pastry into the pan following recipe instructions. Cover and refrigerate until the filling is ready.
- Preheat oven to 350 F and place the oven rack at its lowest position.
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the maple syrup, brown sugar melted butter, and vanilla. Blend well and then stir in the pecans.
- Pour the pecans into the prepared pie shell.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden brown and the filling is set.