Pecan Not Pie

Pecan Not Pie
Pecan Not Pie
Dishes from Macy's Culinary Council

Pecan Not Pie

The holidays are so hectic, who doesn’t need a simple and delicious recipe in their baking arsenal? This no-bake topping is perfect for a holiday dessert bar and takes almost no time to prepare.


Deliver Ingredients


Recipe compliments of Chef Stephanie Izard


  • 1/2 Cup lightly browned butter
  • 1 Cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • Gelato


Bring butter, sugar, and cream to a boil. Add in salt and pecan pieces. Let sit until ready to serve. Serve lightly warmed over scoops of gelato.

Pecan Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Pecan Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.