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Pecan Date Pie

Pecan Date Pie (2)

Prep Time: 20 minutes + crust

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour + crust

Yield: 1 - 9" pie

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Pecan Date Pie (2)

A pie with warm flavors from the molasses and notes of chocolate from the dates.

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust, unbaked and chilled before use
  • ¾ C. Grandma’s® Molasses
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, browned
  • 1 C. pitted Medjool dates, finely chopped
  • 1 C. pecan halves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place rolled out pie crust in 9” pie pan and crimp the edges; refrigerate.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the molasses, vanilla, salt, and eggs until well blended; set aside.
  4. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and cook on low heat until it gets foamy, starts to turn an amber color and brown bits form on the bottom. Immediately remove from heat.
  5. Very slowly, pour the browned butter into the molasses mixture, whisking constantly but gently.
  6. Spread dates over bottom of pie crust then top with pecans.
  7. Pour egg mixture over pecans.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes until filling is set around the edges.
  9. Cover with foil and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

Pecan Date Pie

Pecan Date Pie (2)

Prep Time: 20 minutes + crust

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour + crust

Yield: 1 - 9" pie

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust, unbaked and chilled before use
  • ¾ C. Grandma’s® Molasses
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, browned
  • 1 C. pitted Medjool dates, finely chopped
  • 1 C. pecan halves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place rolled out pie crust in 9” pie pan and crimp the edges; refrigerate.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the molasses, vanilla, salt, and eggs until well blended; set aside.
  4. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and cook on low heat until it gets foamy, starts to turn an amber color and brown bits form on the bottom. Immediately remove from heat.
  5. Very slowly, pour the browned butter into the molasses mixture, whisking constantly but gently.
  6. Spread dates over bottom of pie crust then top with pecans.
  7. Pour egg mixture over pecans.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes until filling is set around the edges.
  9. Cover with foil and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

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