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Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Pie

Makes: 8 servings Yield: 8 slices
Prep 30 mins Bake 375°F1 hr
Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients
  • 1  recipe Deep-Dish Pie Pastry
  • 1 1/4  cups  coarsely chopped pecans, walnuts, or hazelnuts
  • 3/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1 15  ounce can  pumpkin
  • 1 1/2  cups  half-and-half or light cream or one 12-ounce can evaporated milk
  • 3/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 3  eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 3  tablespoons  butter, melted
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare Deep-Dish Pie Pastry. Mix pecans and brown sugar in small bowl; place 3/4 cup pecan mixture in bottom of pie shell. Reserve remaining pecan mixture for topping. Combine pumpkin, half-and-half, granulated sugar, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, and salt in large bowl; mix well. Pour into prepared pie shell.

2. Bake for 50 minutes or until just set in center. Add butter to remaining pecan mixture; stir until moistened. Sprinkle pie filling with pecan mixture; bake for 10 minutes more or until topping bubbles around edges. Cool on wire rack.

3. Makes 8 slices.

Deep-Dish Pie Pastry
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups  flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 6  tablespoons  shortening
  •  Water
Directions

1. In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the flour mixture; gently toss with fork. Push moistened dough to the side of bowl. Repeat, using 1 tablespoon water at a time until all the flour mixture is moistened (about 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water). Form into a ball. On lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 13-inch circle. Ease pastry into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Trim and crimp edge, as desired. Set aside.

Nutrition Facts (Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Pie)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 579,
  • Fat, total (g) 34,
  • chol. (mg) 108,
  • sat. fat (g) 10,
  • carb. (g) 65,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 15,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 7,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 42,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 8406,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 60,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 235,
  • Potassium (mg) 366,
  • calcium (mg) 111,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Other Carb () 3,
  • Medium-Fat Meat () 1,
  • Fat () 6,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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