Recipes and Cooking Pecan Pie When you've had your fill of our best pecan pie recipe (but really, is that possible?), try this same old-fashioned pie recipe with macadamias instead of pecans. Since its filling calls for just six ingredients, this low-fuss Pecan Pie recipe will instantly become one of your holiday dessert favorites. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on April 12, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 45 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 recipe Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe below) 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup corn syrup ⅔ cup sugar ⅓ cup butter or margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ¼ cup pecan halves or chopped macadamia nuts Pastry for Single-Crust Pie 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt ⅓ cup shortening 4 tablespoon cold water Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare and roll out pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Trim; crimp edge as desired. For filling, combine eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in pecan halves. Place the pastry-lined pie plate on the oven rack. Carefully pour the filling into the pastry shell. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of the pie with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate within 2 hours. Makes 8 slices. Pastry for Single-Crust Pie Stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon of the water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten dough. Roll dough from center to edge into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Con Poulos Chocolate Pecan Pie: Prepare as above, except before adding the filling to the pastry-lined pie plate, pat 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces onto bottom of pastry shell. Pour filling over the top of the chocolate pieces. Per slice: 581 cal., 33 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 101 mg chol., 205 mg sodium, 71 g carbo., 3 g fiber, 7 g pro.Daily Values: 7% vit. A, 3% calcium,11% ironExchanges: 1 Starch, 3 1/2 Other Carbo., 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat, 5 1/2 Fat Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 536 Calories 31g Fat 64g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 536 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 101mg 34% Sodium 205mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 64g 23% Total Sugars 49g Protein 6g Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 119mg 3% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.