Agave Nectar Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

Agave Nectar Bourbon Pecan Pie

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Ingredients

1 9" deep dish pie crust - chilled

3 Large eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup dark brown sugar (packed)
1/2 cup Agave Nectar (amber)
2 tbs. Bourbon (Jack Daniels)
1 tbs. unsalted butter (softened)
2 cups pecans (chopped)
1 cup pecans (halves)

How to make Agave Nectar Bourbon Pecan Pie


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix all ingredients together, except pecans, until combined. Mix in chopped pecans. Pour into chilled pie crust. Arrange pecan halves onto on mixture (in a nice pretty design - if it looks better it tastes better ;-). Bake pie 50 to 60 minutes. Turn oven off and let sit 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

Eat. The flavor of the pie is not as sweet as regular pecan pie made with corn syrup. The pie has a more depth of flavor: a combination of caramel, honey & molasses. This is a very nutty pie, as a pecan pie should be: hence the name; not a pie of gooey, gloopyness that happen to many pecan pies when people are chintzy on the pecans.
  • ChefCleo
    ChefCleo says

    I used Amber Agave Nectar, for a richer flavor, but you can use the standard.

  • overangst
    overangst says

    This looks so awesome. :) I'm really excited to try it. Agave is so under-used... it's got a really awesome flavor, though.

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