Top Rated Pecan Pie Recipes

"This ooey gooey pie's luscious and creamy filling offers that good old familiar flavor so many have come to love!" — Laurel Leslie, Sonora, Calif. Click here to see 10 Iconic Recipes That Define America
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Sweet Potato Pie
Chef John Stage of New York's famous Dinosaur Bar-B-Que lends us his favorite Thanksgiving recipe that incorporates the Thanksgiving staple, sweet potatoes, into another Thanksgiving favorie, Pecan Pie. 
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Pecan Pie
Cheesecake meets pecan pie in this smooth and decadent seasonal dessert. You can't go wrong over the holiday's with this pie.
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When you can’t decide between pecan or sweet potato pie, have them both. The gingersnap crust in this recipe sets the stage for the perfect blend of pecan filling and sweet potato mixture, and it captures the best of what Louisiana has to offer, and gets you into that Thanksgiving mood.
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Frontera’s Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
Fudgy, moist pecan pie bars from chef Rick Bayless. The easy crust is made from Mexican chocolate, pecans, and white bread. This recipe comes from Negra Modelo. Click Here to See More Dessert Recipes
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Pecans
I’ve probably been eating pecan pie since I was in diapers. Nut allergies? Please. Southerners are weaned from the bottle with pecan pie, celebrate marriage with pecan pie, and say goodbye to their loved ones with pecan pie. When I was in my teens, I’d go to the Camellia Grill on Carrollton Avenue and sit at the counter for a burger, dressed (in New Orleans-ese that means with lettuce, tomatoes, and mayo), cheese fries, and pecan pie, grilled on the flat top on both sides and then topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. That said, like most Louisianans, I ate the bulk of my pecan pie at the kitchen table surrounded by relatives and relations. Below is my recipe for pecan pie from my cookbook. I’m particularly loyal to Louisiana-grown ingredients, which is why in addition to Louisiana pecans I like to sweeten my pecan pie with cane syrup rather than corn syrup or molasses. Cane syrup gives this pie the earthiness of molasses minus its bitter qualities and is a whole lot more interesting, flavor-wise, than corn syrup.  — Chef David Guas Click here for other chefs' holiday culinary traditions. Adapted from "Dam Good Sweet, Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth New Orleans Style" by David Guas.
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Bacon goes perfectly with a maple bourbon pecan pie.
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Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie
My mother was obsessed with pecan pie so I decided to whip up a recipe using Mexican chocolate. I always like to top this with a cinnamon-spiced whipped cream or a little vanilla ice cream. Click here to see It Doesn't Get Easier Than Brunch.
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What is one of the first things one thinks of when they think of classic southern desserts?  Pecan pie of course!  Pecan pie is a delicious mix of sweet, creamy caramel filling topped with beautifully roasted pecan halves in a wonderful, flaky crust.  Every southern belle has baked up one of their own, and love to share the pie with others. Sea Island guests not only expect pecan pie, but they certainly love it.  It is served in many forms- cute, decadent pecan tartlets, individual pecan tarts and of course, as a whole pie.  Every summer, during the traditional Plantation Supper at Rainbow Island, the whole pecan pie is featured and nearly completely devoured every night because it is so popular.  
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The recipe was created by Eddy Van Damme, author and pastry chef in Houston; you can pair the pie with Taylor Fladgate 10-year-old or 20-year-old tawnies. Click here to find more port and Thanksgiving pairings.   
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Pecan Pie
To me, pecans are the sweetest and softest of nuts. There’s something quite decadent and dessert-y about them; I shudder when I see them in savory applications. This reaction, I think, stems from my love of gooey, nutty pecan pie. If you want to gild the lily, drizzle the top of each pie with melted chocolate for a delicious surprise. These pies can also be made in jars.  Click here to see Pick-Up-and-Go Pies. Click here to see The Great American Pie Extravaganza.
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Maple and Toasted Pecan Pie with Maple Whipped Cream
I love pecan pie. In my family, pumpkin pie is not a necessary part of our Thanksgiving dinner; I'll often make both pumpkin and pecan pie but if push were to come to shove, I know where everyone's heart lies. It's not just for Thanksgiving either… Nope, we're happy to do a repeat just a month later for Christmas.
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