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Pucker-Up Bourbon Pecan Pie

Pecan pie.
Pecan pie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There’s nothing like the spirit of the deep south, and a long, slow southern drawl to get a girl into the Christmas spirit.

The second holiday recipe that I offer up may take a couple of test runs to perfect, but the testing will be delightful!  If  the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, the first detour is his sweet tooth.

As with all of my recipes, I provide you with a little mood music following the instructions.

Pucker Up Bourbon Pecan Pie


Your favourite  pie pastry recipe, made to fill one 9″ pie plate

3/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips

2 cups halved  pecans

2/3 cups of maple syrup (the real stuff)

1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed

1/4 cup bourbon ( 1/4 cup more for sipping)

3 large eggs

3 tbsp butter


1) Preheat over to 350 F

2) Roll pie pastry and line a 9″ pie plate, crimping edges.

3) Evenly place chocolate chips and pecans on pastry.

4)Mix maple syrup, brown sugar bourbon and butter in a pan, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool ~15 minutes.

5) Beat eggs in one at a time until thoroughly blended.

6) Pour sugar and syrup mixture in pie shell and bake approximately 30 minutes until the pie is set in the center.



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