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Watkins Maple Pecan Pie



  • 1 cup/250 mL all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp/100 mL shortening
  • 1/8 tsp/0.6 mL salt
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL cold water
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins All Natural Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla®


  • 3/4 cup/180 mL Homemade Maple Syrup (see recipe below)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL light corn syrup
  • 2/3 cup/160 mL sugar
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL salt
  • 1 cup/250 mL chopped pecans


Homemade Maple Syrup:

  • 1 cup/250 mL packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup/250 mL granulated sugar
  • 1 cup/250 mL water
  • 1/8 tsp/0.6 mL salt
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Maple Extract



Pastry: Mix flour, salt and shortening. Stir extract into water; add to flour mixture. Mix until dough forms a ball. Roll dough on floured surface. Put pastry into a 9-inch/23-cm pie pan. Flute edges.

 Filling: Heat oven to 350°/180° C. Beat the syrups, sugar, butter, egg and salt in bowl with mixer until smooth. Stir in pecans. Pour into pastry-lined pie pan. Cover edge of crust with foil to prevent excessive browning. Remove during last 15 minutes of baking. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool 15 minutes. Drizzle Chocolate Icing (below) over the top.

Syrup: Combine sugars, water and salt in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add the maple extract. Cool.


Total Time: 1 Hours, 35 Minutes

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Bake Time: 50 Minutes

Cool Time: 15 Minutes


Yields = 1 Pie or 8 slices 



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