This recipe makes a no-hassle pecan pie with only 15 to 20 minutes of stovetop time, plus a few hours for the pie to chill. Use a store-bought graham cracker crust, and it's all the more convenient. This is the perfect holiday pie--it's fast to make, and absolutely delicious. Modified from Southern Plate.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: no bake, pie
Author: Beth Cato
3/4cupbrown sugar light or dark, packed
3/4cupunsalted butter1 1/2 sticks
1/4cuppure maple syrup
3Tablespoonsmilkor cream or half & half
2 1/2cupswhole pecans
1graham cracker crusthomemade or store-bought
Place the brown sugar, butter, maple syrup, and honey in a medium-sized pot. Set the heat to medium high and stir constantly as it comes to a boil.
Once it's boiling, add the pecans and milk/cream. Reduce to a low boil and keep it there for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract.
Pour everything into the graham cracker crust. Let cool on counter to set. Cover and place in fridge to completely chill for several hours before cutting.
Keep pie stored in fridge. Pie keeps well for at least a week.