This orange bourbon pecan pie is perfect for the holidays. From RestlessChipotle.com
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Bourbon Orange Pecan Pie

If there was ever a dessert that tasted like everything you love about Christmas this is it. Warm cloves, smooth bourbon, tangy orange, buttery pecans all together in flaky crust. It's a little bit of holiday magic any time of the year.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 630kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • ½ cup dark corn syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon of orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • Zest from one orange
  • ½ teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • cups chopped pecans
  • 1 inch unbaked pie crust 9- deep dish or 10-inch

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Place the pecans on a baking sheet.
  • Toast the pecans for a few minutes in the oven being careful not to scorch them; set aside.
  • Whisk the eggs then add the corn syrups, orange juice, bourbon, and melted butter.
  • Whisk to blend.
  • Add the sugar, vanilla, orange zest, cloves and salt.
  • Beat well.
  • Add the pecans to the pie crust.
  • Carefully pour in the egg mixture.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350F.
  • The middle of the pie will still jiggle slightly.
  • Cool for 2 hours.

Notes

You may omit the bourbon and use 2 tablespoons of orange juice if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 630kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 3.9% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 3.7% | Iron: 8.8%