Pioneer Pecan Pie

Pioneer Pecan Pie

“Journey back to a simpler time and savor the comforting sweetness of our Pioneer Pecan Pie. Rooted in tradition and made with care, this classic dessert pays homage to the rustic elegance of old-fashioned baking. Imagine a golden, flaky crust cradling a rich filling of toasted pecans, bound together in a velvety blend of caramelized sweetness. Each slice is a taste of nostalgia, a reminder of days when homemade pies were crafted with love and enjoyed around the family table. Whether shared as the centerpiece of a holiday feast, a cherished treat that brings generations together, or a moment of indulgence that soothes the soul, our Pioneer Pecan Pie offers a slice of tradition that transcends time, celebrating the art of crafting desserts that warm both the heart and the palate.”

Pioneer Pecan Pie


  • 1 pie crust, homemade or store-bought (plus extra dough for decorating, optional)

  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and browned (optional)

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 375º F and roll out pie crust to a 12 or 13-inch circle, big enough to fit a springform pan or tart or pie dish.
  • Gently place dough in pan, pressing into the bottom and sides of pan and trimming excess.
  • Optional: cut out pie dough flowers or other designs to decorate crust later.
  • Place pie dish in fridge until ready to fill.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs until foamy and fluffy, then beat in browned butter.
  • Once combined, beat in brown and white sugar until sugar granules are dissolved.
  • Sprinkle in flour, cinnamon and salt, then stir in heavy cream and vanilla extract.
  • Once fully incorporated, fold in pecans, then pour mixture into pie crust.
  • Decorate pie crust with any pecans or cut outs you made earlier.
  • Place pie pan in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until center is just set and no longer jiggly.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.

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