This Easy Classic Thanksgiving Pecan Pie will be the hit of your dessert table. Everyone will love a slice, and you’ll love that it is no fuss baking!
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What is your favorite pie for Thanksgiving? I LOVE pecan pie.
I am basically only looking forward to Thanksgiving this year so that I can enjoy a BIG slice. And some roasted brussels sprouts.
I’m just not into Thanksgiving this year.
Anyone else feeling like that? Hopefully, I’m the only one and you are all looking forward to Thanksgiving. Then you can enjoy all the great, yummy things you will enjoy that day. And no one gets stuck in traffic or has a fight with their family. My fingers are crossed for you all!
Autumn wants to do the local Kids Fun Run that is part of the 5K race so that will be our morning activity. It’s awesome that she wants to do that because it’s fun to be active in our community and see our neighbors. But really, it’s only okay to do because it won’t mess up with me watching my beloved Thanksgiving Day Parade!!! Do you watch too?
Since I’m a whiner and I am focused on keeping things easy this year, I’m making about half my normal menu. Plus, I am looking for every shortcut possible, I’m sticking with baking this Easy Classic Thanksgiving Pecan Pie.
There is always just too much to juggle on Thanksgiving, so I’m always looking for an easy way to make yummy things. How can I make mashed potatoes in advanced and keep them just as good? Which is the best frozen roll to enjoy so I don’t have to bake them from scratch?
With this Easy Classic Thanksgiving Pecan Pie, I am so nailing dessert this year!
This Easy Classic Thanksgiving Pecan Pie comes together so quickly- perfect for how busy Thanksgiving prep is. The filling is easy to mix up, plus you can even use a frozen pie crust. The most involved part is chopping the pecans. You can buy chopped pecans, but I think that chopping them is best because it gives you more control in keeping them a nice uniform size.
If you want to jazz things up, then swap out the melted butter for some brown butter. It adds more flavor and just amps things up a bit, without making it all too complicated, because you don’t need to make anything else stressful for yourself.
Enjoy your Thanksgiving!
- 12 ounces pecans
- 3 eggs
- 1 Cup light corn syrup
- 1 Cup sugar
- 1/4 Cup melted butter
- 1 Tablespoon bourbon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, or vanilla bean paste
- 1 9 " frozen deep dish pie crust
- Finely chop the pecans, set aside
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the corn syrup, sugar, butter, bourbon, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
- Mix in the chopped pecans.
- Pour into the pie crust. Place on on sheet pan- to catch any spills if it bubbles over a bit.
- Bake for for 60-70 minutes- until just set in the center. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack for cooling. Let cool for at least 2 hours prior to serving.
Swapping out butter for Brown Butter is another great way to jazz things up