10 Recipes To Reinvent Your Pecan Pie This Thanksgiving

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Pecan pie is a staple of many Thanksgiving tables in the United States. What’s not to love about a flaky crust filled with a gooey filling and pecans? If you’re feeling a little bored with the same old recipe you’ve made for years, Taste of Home has some great ideas to change it up a bit this year. Here are 10 recipes to change it up this holiday season.

#1 – Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake Pie

Can’t decide between making a cheesecake or a pecan pie? No problem. Here’s a nice combination recipe that includes caramel, which should add to the overall flavor of the pie.


#2 – Mayan Chocolate Pecan Pie

exps45754_THWR1828495D435I would have never in a million years have dreamed of putting coffee liqueur, chili pepper and chocolate in a pie. But, I must admit, it sounds interesting and intriguing. 







#3 – Makeover Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

exps45189_THCB1914178C01_08_4bTrying to save the flavor and a few calories this holiday season? Here’s a great option that includes several favorite flavors from this time of year and is lighter than a normal pecan pie recipe.







#4 – Pecan Pumpkin Pie Recipe

pecan_pumpkinAre you a lover of pumpkin and pecan pie? Well, good news for you: a combination recipe that will combine flavors. The maple syrup in this recipe should add a unique twist.






#5 – Yummy Texas Pecan Pie Recipe

exps40047_TH1195008D34BIf the gooey, sticky factor is your favorite part of pecan pie, than this is the one for you. Using both light and dark corn syrup will make sure up the sticky factor and we think  the teaspoon of white vinegar will add a little tang.






#6 – Velvety Chocolate Butter Pecan Pie Recipe

exps62402_TH2236620B06_13_3b_WEBWoah. This recipe sounds rich and delicious! Bittersweet chocolate, brown sugar and molasses should add a special touch to this pecan pie. If you’re health conscious, don’t look at the nutritional stats until after it’s gone!






#7 – Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

exps83692_HCA2081250A10_19_5bWith light and dark corn syrup, 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips and a little bourbon, you can bet that this is a pie your guests won’t forget anytime soon.






#8 – Pecan-Topped Carrot Pie Recipe

exps26447_TH1193306D17BI can honestly say I have never heard of a pie recipe that included carrots, but it sounds like an interesting twist. I’m sure at one time someone thought using pumpkin in pies was a little crazy, so why not? With pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon included in the recipe, the flavor should be amazing.





#9 – Ambrosia Pecan Pie Recipe

exps6780_THCA1693311D168If you like ambrosia and pecan pie, you’re in luck. Here’s a recipe that can bring your love of coconut, oranges and pecans together in a pie form. It would certainly be a different addition to the Thanksgiving Day dinner table.






#10 – Li’l Pecan Pie Recipe

exps14275_HC2847498B02_07_3bIf there’s only two at your dinner table and you don’t want a huge pie that you’ll never eat, here’s a great recipe for pecan pie in a smaller package. It breaks down the recipe to make two servings that’s just enough. 



Recipes and photos courtesy of Taste of Home