Maple and Brown Sugar Pecan Pie

Maple and brown sugar pecan pie recipe

​The Spruce Eats / Katarina Zunic

Prep: 12 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 52 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
514 Calories
29g Fat
59g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 514
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 7g
Calcium 51mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This pecan pie filling is made with maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, and nuts. Use a prepared unbaked pastry shell or make our all-butter pastry or cream cheese pastry.

Pecan pie is one of the South's favorite pies. The nuts are grown in many areas of the South and Southwest, with Georgia leading other states in production. The U.S. produces between 80 to 95 percent of the world's pecans.

Serve this fabulous pecan pie with a big scoop of ice cream or a dollop of sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping.


  • 1 (9-inch) prepared unbaked pastry shell
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups pecan pieces (or halves)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for maple and brown sugar pecan pie
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  2. Prepare the pie shell or use a ready-made crust. Fit the pastry into the pan following recipe instructions. Cover and refrigerate until the filling is ready.

    Prepare the pie shell
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  3. Preheat oven to 350 F and place the oven rack at its lowest position.

  4. In a large bowl, beat the eggs.

    Beat the eggs
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  5. Add the maple syrup, brown sugar, melted butter, and vanilla. Blend well and then stir in the pecans.

    Add pecan
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  6. Pour the pecan mixture into the prepared pie shell.

    Pour mixture into pie shell
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  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden brown and the filling is set.

    Bake in the preheated oven
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  8. Serve and enjoy!

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