Bourbon and Orange Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Orange Pecan Pie
David Prince
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Serves 8
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
225
minutes

Ingredients

Basic Flaky Piecrust
or 1 store-bought piecrust, fitted into a 9-inch pie plate
1
cup
light corn syrup
3/4
cup
light brown sugar
4
tablespoons
unsalted butter (1/2 stick), melted
3
large eggs
2
tablespoons
bourbon (or 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract)
1/2
teaspoon
grated orange zest
1/2
teaspoon
kosher salt
2
cups
pecan halves

Directions

  1. Set an oven rack in the lowest position and heat oven to 350º F. Place the pie plate on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the corn syrup, sugar, butter, eggs, bourbon, orange zest, and salt. Stir in the pecans.
  3. Pour the pecan mixture into the crust and bake until the center is set, 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before serving.
Kate Merker
November 2009

Nutritional Information

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What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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