Chef John's Pecan Pie

Chef John's recipe for pecan pie has the perfect blend of nuts and sticky toffee filling with a wonderfully crisp crust.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll pie dough in a 9 1/2-inch glass pie dish and crimp the edges. Cover dough in parchment paper and press paper down to line the dough; pour...


  • 1 prepared pastry dough for 9-inch pie
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, whisked

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