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Walnut Molasses Pie

 Walnut Molasses Pie
This pie is a family favorite I frequently prepare for Sunday dinner at my mother's. Somewhat like pecan pie, this treat is scrumptious and nutty with a sweet molasses flavor.—Betty Jones, Collinston, Louisiana
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

Directions

  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter, molasses and
  • vanilla until blended; stir in walnuts. Pour into pastry shell.
  • Cover edges with foil.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes; remove foil. Bake 12-17 minutes
  • longer or until top of pie is et and crust is golden brown. Cool on
  • a wire rack. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before cutting. Yield: 6-8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 537 calories, 30 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.