Grandmas Pecan Pie Filling: There’s nothing like having a jar of pecan filling handy for last minute desserts. Just like Grandma used to make but without the crust. (Scroll down for instructions on how to use this filling as a pie) I’ve gotten so many amazing recipes from my grandma and this one is at the top of the list! The options are endless for this gooey sweet holiday dessert. Make a jar and hand it out to family and friends. This incredible Holiday favorite makes the perfect Christmas or Hostess gift. Scroll down for a FREE gift tag!↓
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Can I Bake This Pecan Pie Filling in a Raw Dough Pie Crust
How to Bake a Pecan Pie
Preheat oven to 350°. Pour filling into a pie pan lined with pie dough, trimmed and formed around the edges. Lightly cover the filling and edges with foil. Bake 30 minutes, remove foil and continue baking for an additional 20 minutes. NOTE: Pie should not be overly jiggly when you remove it from the oven. If it shakes a lot, cover with foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until set. Baking time can vary depending on humidity.
Where Can I use Grandmas Pecan Pie Filling?
- On top of pancakes or waffles
- Cake Roll
- Fruit Dip
- Ice Cream
- Cupcake Filling
- Bread Pudding
HOW TO MAKE GRANDMAS PECAN PIE FILLING
- chopped pecans
- dark brown sugar
- light corn syrup
- granulated sugar
- vanilla extract
- In a medium saucepan, stir together nuts, brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, granulated sugar, and eggs. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium low, simmer, stirring constantly until thickened (about 6- 8 minutes). Take off the heat, stir in the vanilla and salt. Let cool to room temperature before using. YES….IT’S THAT EASY♥
HOW TO STORE PECAN PIE FILLING
What is “blind” baking?
Blind baking is a process of baking a pie crust without filling. The “pie weights” help keep the pie dough flat. Click here for my favorite pie crust recipe→PERFECT EVERY TIME 10 MINUTE PIE CRUST