Caramel Pecan Pie509 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 50 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 20 min
“Buttery, nutty, and a touch of caramel, this is a very yummy pie! Full of flavor! Serve hot or cold, with a good size dollop of whipped topping or vanilla ice cream.” - by CORWYNN DARKHOLME
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) In a saucepan over low heat, combine caramels, butter and milk. Cook, stirring frequently, until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt. Gradually mix in the melted caramel mixture. Stir in pecans. Pour filling into unbaked pie crust.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown. Allow to cool until filling is firm.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 535 cal
- 28.6 g
- 66.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (509)Rate This Recipe
"I own a restaurant and recently started making all our desserts in house. This is one of my best sellers. Two changes I recommend - (1)skip melting the caramels, I use the Smuckers caramel ice cream..." See more topping, and (2)reduce sugar to 1/2 cup. I use a 4 cup measuring cup, put all ingredients in (except pecans), and mix. Once mixed, stir in pecans and pour into crust. I use a convection oven, and my bake time is about 45 minutes. Once the entire pie jiggles as one I remove and cool. Absolutely delicious! "
"I made two of these pies, with a few changes--one using the regular recipe (and substituting brown sugar for white) and one using 40 unwrapped Rolo candies in place of 36 caramels. I also put in more ..." See morepecans than were called for (about 1.5 cups). Both were DELICIOUS! I also took 6 caramels, a dash of milk and a pat of butter, microwaved about 30 seconds, stirred until smooth, and drizzled over the tops of the baked pies for a caramel topping. The results were amazing!"
"Absolutely delicious, but very rich--a small piece goes a long way. A couple of reviewers noted that melting the caramels took a long time. Five to seven minutes over low heat is not long. I cut th..." See moree sugar down to 1/2 cup, may cut it a little more the next time. The amount of filling was perfect for the 9 inch shallow pie crust--just handle carefully, and put a round pizza pan in the oven while preheating, and place the pie on the pan. My friends and family raved about the pie. I am 73 years old, an accomplished cook and baker, and will definitely make this again for special occassions. Thanks Corwynn for sharing this recipe with us. Chef Gordon."
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