Recipes and Cooking Pecan-Topped Pumpkin Pie Try this pumpkin-pecan pie for a delicious Thanksgiving dessert mash-up.It starts with a classic pastry crust, but what makes this holiday dessert different is the pumpkin pie topping: pecans and brown sugar! 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 August 17, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 slices Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 recipe Deep-Dish Pie Pastry 1 ¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans, walnuts, or hazelnuts ¾ cup packed brown sugar 1 15 ounce can pumpkin 1 ½ cup half-and-half or light cream or one 12-ounce can evaporated milk ¾ cup granulated sugar 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoon butter, melted Deep-Dish Pie Pastry 1 ½ cup flour ¼ teaspoon salt 6 tablespoon shortening Water Directions 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. 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. Makes 8 slices. Deep-Dish Pie Pastry 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 579 Calories 34g Fat 65g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 579 % Daily Value * Total Fat 34g 44% Saturated Fat 10g 50% Cholesterol 108mg 36% Sodium 235mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 65g 24% Total Sugars 42g Protein 8g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 111.1mg 9% Iron 3.1mg 17% Potassium 366mg 8% Folate, total 60.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg 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.