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
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a square pan with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper.
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.
Place pie dish in the fridge until ready to fill.
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.
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.
Decorate pie crust with pecans.
Place pie pan in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until center is just set.
Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.