Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie
maple pecan pumpkin pie

Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Make traditional pumpkin pie extraordinary with this delicious holiday dessert recipe - a hint of maple in the filling, a drizzling over the pecans and a touch in the whipped cream make this pie the perfect end to any meal!

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
45 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

2 to 3 tablespoons cold water

Filling

1/4 cup sugar

1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs slightly beaten

1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/4 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice  

Topping

1/2 cup pecan halves

3 tablespoons pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Pecan halves, if desired

 

 *Substitute 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and cloves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour and salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in water until flour is just moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough into 9-inch pie pan; unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge. Set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine sugar, pumpkin and eggs in bowl. Add all remaining filling ingredients; mix well. Pour into prepared pie crust. Cover edge of crust with 2-inch strip of aluminum foil. Bake 40 minutes. Remove aluminum foil. Continue baking 15-25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

  5. STEP 5

    Arrange pecan halves on top of pie; drizzle or brush 1 tablespoon maple syrup over pecans.

  6. STEP 6

    Beat whipping cream at high speed in bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining 2 tablespoons maple syrup; continue beating until stiff peaks form. Spoon dollops of whipped cream unto pie; garnish with additional pecan halves, if desired.

Nutrition

460Calories
32Fat (mg)
150Cholesterol (mg)
135Sodium (mg)
35Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)

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  October 05, 2012

I made this last thanksgiving and will make it again...everyone loved it

— says Linda
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  November 27, 2008

Delicious. The maple syrup really puts it over the top. Great reviews by our guests.

— says Kasie
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