Recipe By Peanut
Published Nov 23rd
Prep 15m Cook 45m Additional - Ready In 1h
Servings 12 servings Calories 336.3

This pecan pie recipe is made deluxe with the addition of whipped cream and brandy. Omit the brandy, if desired.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • ½ cup dark corn syrup
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup brandy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a small bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, butter, corn syrup, whipped cream, brandy, vanilla and salt.
  3. 3 Stir in chopped pecans and pour into pie shell.
  4. 4 Arrange pecan halves on top and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 336.3
  • Carbohydrate 36.2 g
  • Cholesterol 61.9 mg
  • Fat 17.7 g
  • Fiber 1.1 g
  • Protein 3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.4 g
  • Sodium 237.4 mg
  • Sugar 20.9 g


  1. This is a very rich flavorful great textured pie. It baked beautifully. Nice golden coloring. I baked for 50 minutes and used 1/4 cup of the brandy. I can see where if you want a light brandy taste a 1/4 cup will do. If you want a kick use the full 1/2 cup. Absolutely the - Read more ...
  2. Came out wonderfully
  3. Horrible...the brandy was way way way too much!!! My husband likes brandy and he couldn't even eat it.
  4. This is a GREAT recipe but the 1/2 cup of brandy is WAY too much. Everyone loved this pie but were laughing at me and saying they didn't want to 'eat this pie and drive.' Next time I'll cut the brandy in half and it should be PERFECT.
  5. This pie was very good but I did follow the advice of some of the other reviewers and used half of the amount of brandy called for. The only thing I didn't like was the pale color probably from the addition of the cream. To solve that I put a pie shield around the edges - Read more ...
  6. The brandy overwhelmed the taste.
  7. I decided to stray from my "traditional" pecan pie this year for Thanksgiving and give this recipe a try. BIG HIT! I don't think I'll ever go back to the old recipe after having this pie. It was wonderful. Everyone who tried it agreed it was the best pecan pie we've ever tried. I did - Read more ...
  8. Wonderful recipe..have been making this for 2 years now and my boyfriend loves it!! Would not make any other pecan pie! Thanks!
  9. I found this recipe and made it for my family for Thanksgiving dinner. It was an absolute hit and I have been assigned the "official" pecan pie maker for Thanksgiving get togethers!