Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pecan Pie

*Choose from pie crust below.

Pecan Pie Filling
2 tsp butter
1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup real maple syrup
1/4 cup turbinado sugar
1/4 cup sucanat
1/3 cup melted coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 T. whole wheat pastry flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

On the stovetop, melt the butter in a pan on low heat. Add the pecans and stir for about 5 minutes or until nuts are toasted.

Mix together beaten eggs, maple syrup, turbinado, sucanat, coconut oil, vanilla, sea salt and flour. Stir in nuts. Pour filling into uncooked pie crust. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on a wire rack.

Easy Pie Crust
1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (soft white wheat)
2 tsp turbinado sugar
3/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
2 T. milk

For all pie crusts below, bake before adding pie filling if the pie recipe does NOT require cooking. For all pies that require to be cooked, place filling in the unbaked crust.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place all ingredients in a 9 inch pie pan. Stir together with a fork. Pat mixture in the bottom and up the sides of pan. Poke holes in bottom and sides of crust with a fork. Bake for 15 minutes or until light brown.

Almond Pie Crust
1 1/2 cups almond meal
4 T. coconut oil or butter
2 T. turbinado sugar

Press in the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan.

Almond/Coconut Pie Crust
1 cup almond flour/meal
1 cup (unsweetened) macaroon style coconut
1/4 cup melted butter
2 T. turbinado sugar
2 T. Milk

Press in the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

One of my favorites! Great recipe! (: