Deep Fried Pecan Pies

5
Vicki Wacasey

By
@yerryd1

I love pecan pie and this is a great way to be able to take it with me to work, picnics, etc. with out having to take the whole pie. Did I mention that it is wonderful in a bowl with a little vanilla ice cream on top. Yummmmmm
Enjoy! :)

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 2
    large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter (salted or unsalted)
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 pkg
    pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts. ( i have also used biscuits)
  • ·
    vegetable oil for frying
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Deep Fried Pecan Pies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, eggs, butter and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce the heat to a simmer and stir in the pecans.
    Simmer for about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  2. Bring the crusts to room temperature. Unroll one on a lightly floured surface and cut circles using a 4-inch circle cutter. Re-roll the dough and repeat until all of the dough has been used. You should end up with about 24 circles.
  3. Place a heaping tablespoon of the pecan filling mixture in the center of a pie crust circle. Lightly moisten the edges of the crust with water and then fold the crust over, crimping the edges with a dinner fork.
    Repeat the process until all of the pie crusts have been used.
  4. In a large Dutch oven, heat about 1 inch oil in the bottom to 350 degrees F. Fry the pies in batches for about 1 to 2 minutes on each side - or until golden brown.
    Drain on paper towels then lightly dust with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Printable Recipe Card

About Deep Fried Pecan Pies

Course/Dish: Pies Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American



Show 1 Comment & Review

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas


Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life


How do you make a recipe better? You add bacon, duh. Salty, bacony goodness, we absolutely love the flavor kick bacon gives a recipe. From vegetables to soups to breakfast casseroles to macaroni and cheese, bacon is a delicious addition to any recipe. Check out these 32 bacon recipes to get your taste buds drooling!

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes


From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]