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Walnut Molasses Pie Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 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)


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.

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