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Pecan pie recipe

Pecan Pie Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


My gluten-free pecan pie recipe is filled with only the best whole food ingredients. And it’s surprisingly easy to make. Your loved ones will be amazed.





  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsalted grass-fed butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • ½ cup whole pecans
  • 3 ounce dark chocolate bar, melted (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Prepare pie crust ingredients and par-bake pie crust for 15 minutes.
  3. While pie crust is baking, add pecans, maple syrup, butter, eggs, vanilla extract and cinnamon to a food processor.
  4. Process pecan mixture until well combined.
  5. Remove pie crust from oven and fill it with pecan mixture.
  6. Top the pie with whole pecans.
  7. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes.
  8. In a double boiler or small saucepan, melt dark chocolate bar.
  9. Remove pie from the oven and begin to let cool. Drizzle the pie with the melted dark chocolate.
  10. Serve the pie slightly cooled or refrigerate to cool it even more.
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 slice (126g)
  • Calories: 481
  • Sugar: 21.9g
  • Sodium: 31mg
  • Fat: 35.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 19.4g
  • Trans Fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.2g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Protein: 4.5g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg

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