Bourbon Pecan Pie. Read Customer Reviews & Find Best Sellers. This pie is delicious and so easy. I just used a bourbon that I happened to have on hand (Jim Beam) but I think any bourbon would do.
The pie includes dark brown sugar, eggs, and butter. The pie may be baked in an unbaked pastry crust, but a partially baked crust will ensure a firm, well-baked bottom. If you like the flavor of toasted pecans, see the tips for how to toast them in advance. You can cook Bourbon Pecan Pie using 9 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Bourbon Pecan Pie
- It’s 2 (9 inch) of unbaked pie crusts.
- It’s 6 large of eggs.
- Prepare 1 1/4 cup of dark corn syrup.
- You need 1 1/4 cup of dark-brown sugar.
- It’s 1/4 cup of butter.
- You need 1 tbsp of pure vanilla extract.
- You need 2 tbsp of good-quality bourbon.
- Prepare 2 cup of pecans, chopped.
- You need 2 cup of pecan halves.
I made this Bourbon Pecan Pie without corn syrup – but it tastes as fabulous, if not better than the traditional! In a large saucepan, combine butter, sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar is dissolved; cool slightly. Bourbon Pecan Pie – a homemade classic pecan pie spiked with a little bourbon.
Bourbon Pecan Pie step by step
- Place both unbaked pie crusts on top of one another. Roll out dough to 13 inch round..
- Place pie crust in a spring form cake pan pushing the crust into the corners and leaving excess. Freeze for 30 minutes..
- Preheat oven to 400°F..
- Whisk together eggs, syrup, and sugar in a large bowl until smooth..
- Whisk in butter, vanilla, and bourbon. Stir in chopped pecans..
- Pour filling into shell and arrange pecan halves in circles working from the edge to the center..
- With a sharp knife, trim the excess crust so that it lines up with the pecans..
- Tent the dish and bake for 50 minutes. Remove tent and bake for an additional 10 minutes to toast the top..
- Ensure filling is set, if more time is needed place tent back on pie before returning to oven..
- Let cool for at least 2 hours but I typically make this a day ahead..
This pie is decadent, rich and delicious, the perfect dessert for your Thanksgiving dinner. One of our favorite pies, if not our favorite pie is pecan pie. And this pecan pie is special, and I say special because it's spiked with some booze, bourbon specifically. In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar and melted butter. Add the corn syrup, eggs, pecans, and bourbon, and stir until all ingredients are combined.