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Mock Pecan Pie

 Mock Pecan Pie
Friends will not believe what the main ingredient of this pie is! The pinto beans make a great substitute and it is still a tasty pie.—Marilou Robinson, Portland, Oregon
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.


  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup cooked pinto beans, mashed
  • 1 unbaked pie shell (10 inches)
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream


  • In a bowl, beat together the sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs. Stir in
  • beans. Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the
  • center comes out clean. Serve warm or chilled with whipped cream or
  • ice cream. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 396 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 114 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.