Best Pecan Pie Recipes
Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without a pecan pie. Serve classic pecan pie or get creative with these delicious variations.
These chewy, bite-size bars require just 20 minutes of prep time.
Recipe: Pecan Pie Bars
Savor the flavors of cranberries and apples as they come together with a holiday favorite—pecan shortbread—in this stunning presentation.
Recipe: Cranberry-Apple Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust
We love the combination of pecans and smoky-sweet bourbon in the thick, rich pie filling. For a booze-free pie, substitute apple juice for the whiskey in the filling, and serve with plain sweetened whipped cream or enjoy it without.
Recipe: Tennessee Whiskey-Pecan Pie
This decadent pie pairs perfectly with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Caramel Pecan Pie
Once you’ve made a pecan pie in a cast-iron skillet, you may never go back to a pie plate. Simply press a refrigerated pie crust into the skillet, sprinkle with sugar, top with the pecan mixture, and bake. Serving it in the skillet is also easy and makes the dish even more Southern.
The nutty topping on this pecan cheesecake pie adds a nice crunch to the characteristic creaminess of this popular dessert.
- Recipe: Pecan Cheesecake Pie
Want to make your brownies extra amazing? Add a premade pecan pie to the homemade batter. The result? Mouthwatering brownies with the full favor of pecan pie!
- Recipe: Pecan Pie Brownies
Great things come in small packages! These pecan pie bites are small but full of flavor and just the right size for pass-along party desserts.
- Recipe: Crunchy Pecan Pie Bites
This recipe takes pecan pie and adds the intense flavors of bourbon and chocolate. Use a refrigerated pie crust, and hands-on preparation only takes 10 minutes.
Recipe: Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie
Surprisingly easy to make, our Caramel-Pecan Tart pairs the cookie-like crispness of shortbread with a buttery-rich brown sugar-and-honey topping.
- Recipe: Caramel-Pecan Tart
For a richer flavor, try using dark corn syrup. Both variations received high marks in our Test Kitchens.
- Recipe: Mom's Pecan Pie
A decadent Pecan Pie Filling is used instead of frosting between the layers of this moist cake. Your guests will love the mix of cake and pie, not to mention the out-of-this-world taste.
- Recipe: Pecan Pie Cake
Tart Granny Smith apples, sautéed in brown sugar and butter, get topped with the tender, sweet crunch of a pecan-pie muffin batter. Bake this fall favorite in individual ramekins or a single casserole dish.
- Recipe: Apple-Pecan Pie Cobbler
Create this rich gooey caramel pecan pie for your family and friends. It is a perfect special occasion pie.
- Recipe: Caramel-Pecan Pie
Dark, rich, and intensely chocolaty, this is one of our favorite new twists on pecan pie. Serve with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Pecan Chess Pie
Pecan pie is already delicious and oh-so Southern, but watch as Test Kitchen Professional Norman King turns it into an insanely decadent deep-fried treat complete with bourbon whipped cream!
Watch: Deep-Fried Pecan Pie