This pie should be on your recipe bucket list. Making this pie takes some time, but the rewards are well worth the effort.

Prep time:35 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour

Chill time: 3 hours

Total: 4 hr 35 min 

Yield: 12 servings


1 pie crust, homemade or store-bought

1½ cups brown sugar

½ cup white sugar

¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, melted

3 large eggs

1½ tablespoons all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon cinnamon

1½ tablespoons heavy cream

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups pecans, plus extra for garnish

How to Prepare

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a square pan with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper.

Step 2

Roll out pie crust to a 12 or 13-inch circle. Gently place dough in a pan, pressing into the bottom and sides of the pan and trimming excess.

Step 3

Place pie dish in the fridge until ready to fill.

Step 4

In a large bowl, beat eggs until foamy and fluffy, then beat in the butter. Once combined, beat in brown and white sugar until sugar granules are dissolved.

Step 5

Sprinkle in flour, cinnamon and salt, then stir in heavy cream and vanilla extract. Once fully incorporated, fold in pecans, then pour the mixture into the pie crust.

Step 6

Decorate pie crust with pecans.

Step 6

Place pie pan in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until center is just set.

Step 7

Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.

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