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Pecan Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

Pecan Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

Toasted coconut, nuts and caramel sauce top a cream cheese layer in this special pie from Mildred Troupe of Wartrace, Tennessee. "A friend who loves to give out recipes shared this with me...I'm so glad she did!" Mildred reports.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 5 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups whipped topping
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked and cooled
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine pecans, coconut and butter. Pour onto an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into pastry shell. Sprinkle with coconut mixture. Drizzle with caramel topping. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 462 calories, 33 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.