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two slices of pecan pie with caramel drizzle and whip cream
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Salted Caramel Pecan Pie

Take your classic Pecan Pie recipe up a few notches by making it a SALTED CARAMEL PECAN PIE. Adding delicious salted caramel adds a deeper creamier caramel flavor that pairs perfect with the crunchy pecans and any creamy topping of choice. It’s an easy pie anyone can make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 483kcal

Ingredients

Pecan Pie

  • 2 cups pecans
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup dark karo syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • cup sugar
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

Salted Caramel

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • ½ cup cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ tablespoon sea salt

Instructions

Salted Caramel

  • In a heavy bottom pan, on medium heat, add sugar and water. Stir- do not remove utensil- until the sugar dissolves and it starts to boil. Remove your utensil. Let the sugar caramelize by boiling until it becomes a golden color. Keep the sugar syrup moving by gently shaking and swirling the pan. DO NOT let it splash on the sides.
  • Once a gold color remove from heat. Stir in cream and butter. It will generously bubble up. Then add vanilla and salt. Set aside.

Pecan Pie

  • Prepare your 9 inch (or 8 would be ok too) pie by making pie crust or buying a pre made crust. (make sure it is thawed if from frozen section.)
  • In a separate bowl lightly beat eggs, and add dark karo syrup, vanilla, sugar, cornstarch and slowly add butter.
  • Spread 1 cup salted caramel around on bottom of the pie crust. Add pecans to the caramel then pour liquid over.
  • Bake at 425 for 10 minutes. Then Turn oven to 350 for another 30 minutes. Internal temp will be at 200 degree F.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Serve with whipped cream.

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Notes

WHAT ARE GOOD TOPPINGS FOR THIS PIE? 

Serve this pie with homemade whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and another generous drizzle of salted caramel sauce!

HOW DO I STORE LEFTOVERS? 

Place leftovers in an air tight container and store in the fridge!

CAN I MAKE THIS AHEAD?

Pecan pie is a great pie you can bake a day before. Place in the fridge with a cover, remove from fridge an hour or so before ready to serve. Save the toppings for immediately before serving also.

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 541IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg