Maple Glazed Pecan Pumpkin Pie
When the leaves start to turn and there’s a crispness in the air, it’s time for one of our favorite fall desserts – Maple Glazed Pecan Pumpkin Pie. This delightful pie combines the warm, comforting flavors of pumpkin with the richness of pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup. It’s the perfect dessert to savor on a cozy autumn evening.
- 1 9-inch pie crust
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- In a mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
- Beat in the eggs until the mixture is smooth.
- Pour the pumpkin mixture into the prepared pie crust.
- Sprinkle the chopped pecans evenly over the top of the pie.
- Drizzle the maple syrup over the pecans.
- Place the pie in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
- Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F (175°C) and continue baking for an additional 40-45 minutes or until the pie is set.
- Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool completely before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Maple Glazed Pecan Pumpkin Pie is the epitome of fall comfort food. With its velvety pumpkin filling, crunchy pecans, and sweet maple glaze, every bite is a taste of autumn. Serve it at your next gathering or as a special treat for your family, and watch the smiles light up the room.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 345, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 4g, Fiber: 2g
Savor the flavors of the season with this Maple Glazed Pecan Pumpkin Pie. Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, a cozy family dinner, or just indulging in a sweet autumn treat, this pie is sure to delight your taste buds. The combination of creamy pumpkin, crunchy pecans, and the sweet touch of maple syrup creates a dessert that’s impossible to resist. Enjoy the warm, comforting essence of fall in every bite.