Praline Pie

5  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 48 min total
  • Makes 8 servings.

A crust of shortbread cookie crumbs and pecans is filled with a brown-sugar-laced pecan mixture for a luscious pie that tastes like praline candy.

Praline Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves, divided
  • 27 LORNA DOONE Shortbread Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter, divided
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 350°F. Reserve 8 pecan halves for garnish. Finely chop 1/2 cup of the remaining pecans. Melt 1/4 cup of the margarine; pour into small bowl. Add 1/4 cup of the finely chopped pecans and the shortbread crumbs; mix well. Press firmly onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate; set aside.
  • Melt  remaining 1/4 cup margarine; pour into medium bowl. Add sugar; beat with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Add flour, egg, baking powder and vanilla; mix well. Stir in remaining pecan halves. Pour into crust; sprinkle with remaining finely chopped pecans.
  • Bake  18 min. or until lightly browned. Serve warm or chilled topped with the whipped topping and the reserved pecan halves.

Recipe Tips

Size It UpThis elegant dessert is extremely indulgent, so enjoy it only on special occasions.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 540 
  • Total fat 34 g
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Carbohydrate 56 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Sugars 31 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 10 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 15 %DV

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