9th Family Generation Pecan-Topped Carrot Pie

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Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

People are often surprised to learn that carrots are the main ingredient in this tasty dessert. It's a different twist!

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    sliced fresh carrots
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 ounces) sweeteed condensed milk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • ·
    dash salt
  • 1
    unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make 9th Family Generation Pecan-Topped Carrot Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Add 1 in. of water to a large saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 9-11 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  2. Place the carrots, milk, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and salt in a blender. Cover and process until pureed; process 1 minute longer. Pour into pastry shell. Combine the pecans, brown sugar and butter; sprinkle over filling.
  3. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean and edges are browned. (Cover edges of crust with foil during the last 20 minutes to prevent overbrowning if necessary.) Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.

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About 9th Family Generation Pecan-Topped Carrot Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom




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