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Pumpkin Praline Pie

Pumpkin Praline Pie

Pumpkin Praline Pie

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Pumpkin Praline Pie
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Course: PiesDifficulty: Medium



This decadent pie combines all we love about Pumpkin Pie with the best elements of a Pecan Pie.


  • 1 9-inch refrigerated pie crust (home-made or store-bought)

  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces

  • 1-1/4 cup dark brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1-1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup evaporated milk

  • candied pecans for garnish (optional)


  • Pre-heat oven to 375 F. In a food processor, add pecan pieces, 1/2 cup of the dark brown sugar, and butter. Process until ingredients hold together like a paste, making sure the pecans are of a mealy texture. Press very firmly into bottom only of the pie crust so it will not float up during baking. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs until frothy with hand-mixer or standing mixer. Then with mixer on low, or stirring by hand, add the rest of the brown sugar (3/4 cup) and the rest of the ingredients. Beat only until well mixed. Pour slowly into praline lined crust. Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil to prevent over-browning. Bake in oven checking after 45 minutes. Pie is done when filling is set but still slightly jiggly in center. Depending on oven, 45-55 minutes total. Remove from oven and let cool on counter until room temperature. Chill in refrigerator. Garnish with whipped cream and candied pecans.


  • This recipe was adapted from a recipe by Beth Ann Woodward of Spring, Texas. See her original recipe here.


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Excellent pie. I found the recipe in the Honolulu Star News about 30 years ago, and have added it my "heirloom" recipes for the next generation.
- A Baker

All I can say is WOWSER !!!! This is great pie!!!!
- A Baker

This pie was so simple to make and was absolutely delicious! I'll make it every time!
- A Baker

The pie was wonderful.
- Cicilia

This was the best ever!!! I sooooo wanna make it again!!! 
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