Bourbon Pecan Pie

Discussion in 'Desserts' started by ghost308, Aug 12, 2007.

  1. ghost308

    ghost308 Fire Starter

    This recipe is one I came pu with myself I hope you all enjoy it.
    Bourbon Pecan Pie
    By Todd Riggs
    3 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten
    1 cup sugar
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    1 cup corn syrup lite
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1/2 cup Burbon
    1/2 cup white raisens
    1 cup whole pecans
    1 10-inch pie crust
    .Soak raisens over night in bourbon drain and save 1/4 cup bourbon for pie ,mix 2 drinks with the other 1/4 cup :) , PreHeat oven to 375 F, Combine eggs, sugar, butter, syrup, vanilla and 1/4 cup bourbon . Mix well . Sprinkle raisens over the bottom of the unbaked pie crust; cover with pecans. Pour filling over raisens and pecans. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a knife inserted halfway between the center and the edge comes out clean. Set aside for at least 30 minutes before cutting. Makes 6 to 8 servings. French Vanilla Cool-Whip tops this pie very well
  2. smoked

    smoked Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    that sounds good, although since I don't care for rasins I'd omit them and keep the burbon to 1/4 cup. What brand of burbon do you use for yours?

  3. ghost308

    ghost308 Fire Starter

    Well I've tried several brands and I found out the cheap stuff Old Crow worked best, if your going to ommit the raisens then I'd soak the pecans in the bourbon.
  4. smoked

    smoked Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    hummmmm, good idea on the pecans didn't think of that!!!!! guess this gives me a reason to go to the liquor store!!!! [​IMG]
  5. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Sounds good Ghost! Is it okay for kids to eat this?
  6. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    That does sound good, and the pie too[​IMG]
  7. ghost308

    ghost308 Fire Starter

    Yes it's kid safe , my boys love it , any alcohol in the pie will be cooked out only the bourbon flavor will be left, this is really a very old converted pecan pie recipe crossed with a Kentucky Bourbon Pie aka Kentucky Derby Pie.
    The longer you let the raisens soak in the bourbon the stronger the bourbon flavor.I let mine soak over night cause , well I Love Bourbon LOL
  8. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds excellent, I'm adding this one to my arsenal!

    Thanks for sharing!
  9. hillbillysmoker

    hillbillysmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds great............Thanks for sharing.
  10. Ghost
    Sounds good to me!!! I'll use Jack Daniels and soak the raisens and pecans for a (couple) days...That should be pretty tasty[​IMG] , We definitly like our bourbon's up here..Even named my German Shorthair "Bourbon"....Yea pretty bad, I know.........I have a varation for this recipe, I make Bourbon pecan SWEET potatoes. I will post recipe in the near future....DB BBQ
  11. smoked

    smoked Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    you gotta post that recipe....I don't care for sweet potatoes but the little lady and kids do........heck, with the bourbon in them....I'd be tempted.....I do like them deep fryed like french fries!!!!!!

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