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Paula Deen's Caramel Pecan Pie. Has a deep caramel flavor.
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Salted Caramel Pecan Pie

This Pecan Pie has a deep caramel flavor and a teaspoon of sea salt accentuates the flavor and creates that winning sweet/salty combo.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 743kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust


  • Stir together the sugar, water, and corn syrup in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, without stirring, for 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture turns a deep honey color. Remove from heat.
  • Add butter and stir until melted. Gradually stir in cream. Stir in sea salt.
  • Pour mixture into a medium bowl and let cool for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Whisk eggs into cooled caramel mixture. Stir in pecans.
  • Unroll pie crust and shape it to fit a 9-inch pie plate. Fold edges under and crimp.
  • Pour filling into crust. Place in oven for 50 to 55 minutes.


Calories: 743kcal