Buttermilk Pecan Pie

Pecan pie

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Total: 80 mins
Servings: 8 servings

This buttermilk pecan pie recipe tastes as good as it looks. Chopped pecans are sprinkled into the pie shell before the other ingredients and provides a crunchy yet creamy delight to enjoy for a holiday dessert or treat any time of the year. 

A cross between the old-fashioned buttermilk pie and the all-time favorite pecan pie, this dessert is sure to become a hit at the dinner table. 

Top it with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream for an even more decadent dessert. 


  • 1 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 1 (10-inch) pie shell (unbaked)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Steps to Make It

  1. Sprinkle pecans in pie shell.

  2. Sift flour and salt together, cream butter in a mixer bowl, add sugar 1/2 cup at a time beating well after each addition, stir in vanilla, beat in eggs one at a time.

  3. Add flour mixture gradually, mixing well after each addition.

  4. Add buttermilk, mix well.

  5. Pour over pecans.

  6. Bake 300 F for 1 hour.

  7. This pie is not as rich as some pecan pies, but it is delicious.


Top your buttermilk pecan pie with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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