Pecan Pie with Honey Crunch Topping

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 to 10 servings

For the most incredible pecan pie ever, splurge with the Honey Crunch Topping.

For a chocolate variation, add 1/2 to 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips to the pie filling before baking.

Ingredients

Honey Crunch Topping:
1/3 cup light brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cups pecan halves
Pie:
3 eggs
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Combine brown sugar, butter and honey in a saucepan and cook over low heat, making sure to stir constantly until sugar dissolves. Add pecans and remove from heat.
  3. Beat together eggs, sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Then add corn syrup, vanilla and butter. Stir in pecans.
  4. Spoon mixture into pie shell and bake 40-50 minutes, or at least until pie is set.
  5. During last 5 minutes of baking, remove pie and spread crunchy topping over the top.
  6. Broil pie until topping is crunchy an brown, but do not allow to overcook.

 

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