Southern Nut Pie

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,152
Yield: 2 pies


2 (9-inch) unbaked pie shells
6 eggs
1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
2 1/4 cups light corn syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 1/2 cups finely ground peanuts
2 cups seedless raisins (optional)
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar


Preheat the oven to 350° for 10 minutes before the pies are ready to be baked. Do not bake the shells.

Beat the eggs well. Add the brown sugar, corn syrup, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla. Mix well. Add the melted butter and peanuts. Add the raisins, if desired. Pour the mixture into the pie crust shells. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Cool on a rack.

Whip the cream until stiff. Add the confectioners’ sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. Garnish the pies with the sweetened whipped cream.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,152
Calories from Fat: 268

This Southern Nut Pie recipe is from the Best of the Best from the East Coast Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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