Honey Pecan Pie Recipe
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Honey Pecan Pie Recipe

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Looking for a sweet ending to a special meal? This attractive pecan pie is bound to please with its traditional sugary filling and honey-glazed pecans. A store-bought crust helps this recipe go together with ease. —Cathy Hudak, Wadsworth, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 688 calories, 42g fat (10g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 408mg sodium, 78g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, pecans, corn syrup, sugars, butter, vanilla and salt. Pour into pastry shell. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and honey until combined. Stir in pecan halves until coated. Spoon over pie.
  3. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Honey Pecan Pie in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p30

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Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013

"I made a wonderful pecan pie recipe for years. Then I made this recipe for pecan pie and it was over the top! It is now my standard pecan pie recipe every year. Totally requested by our guests and family."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"My family loves this recipe! The pie itself is delicious, but the candied pecans on top are my husband's favorite. I usually add some extra pecans in the topping so he can sample as I bake."

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2010

"This pie is always requested from my family, its delicious! However, I knocked off a star because it takes HOURS to cool and can become very watery and messy when putting it in the oven"

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2009

"I made this pie for Christmas dinner, my husband loved it!!!

He said it was the best he'd ever had. I did, however, make my own pie crust. Definitely a winner."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2007

"I'm not a huge lover of pecan pie but this is the best I've ever tasted. My husband requests it for Christmas every year."

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