Maple Walnut Pie
For a sweet and nutty pie, try this dessert. To keep nuts fresh, we store them in the freezer to help them maintain their natural oils.—Jerry and Mary Phillips, Bayfield, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
- 1 cup maple syrup
- 4 large eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- Dash salt
- 1-1/3 cups walnuts, broken
- Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
- In a medium bowl, mix syrup, eggs, sugar, butter and salt until smooth. Fold in walnuts. Pour into pie crust; cover edge of pastry with foil. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove foil and bake 25 minutes more or until the filling is set. Cool.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 486 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Maple Walnut Pie in Country December/January 1992