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Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Pumpkin Pecan PieFor the holiday season try a new twist on a classic dessert. Savory pumpkin balances out the sweetness of traditional pecan pie nicely.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust*

Pumpkin Layer:
1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Pecan Layer:
2/3 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup pecan halves

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. For Pumpkin Layer: Combine pumpkin, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg and pumpkin pie spice in medium bowl; stir well. Spread over bottom of pie shell.
  3. For Pecan Layer: Combine corn syrup, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 eggs, butter and vanilla extract in same bowl; stir in nuts. Spoon over pumpkin layer.
  4. Bake for 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.