Mama Arnold’s Honey Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jul. 11, 2023
This sweet, custardy pie could not be simpler to make, but it will have your guests asking for more. The boiled honey gives it a caramel-like flavor that's divine. —Ruth Arnold, Pearsall, Texas
Mama Arnold's Honey Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 1 pie shell (9 inches), unbaked


  1. In a large saucepan, bring honey to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot honey into the eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; gently stir in the butter, vanilla, pecans and nutmeg.
  2. Pour into crust and bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until filling is set.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 418 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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