Pecan Brown Sugar Crust

Pecan Brown Sugar Crust Recipe
Photo: James Baigrie


Makes 1 9-inch piecrust

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 22.51 mg
Calories 258.57
Caloriesfromfat 60 %
Carbohydrate 23 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Fat 17.36 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Iron 1.44 mg
Protein 3.92 mg
Satfat 6.31 g
Sodium 158.32 mg


1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup pecans
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 egg, slightly beaten


In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the flour, pecans, sugar, and salt until the pecans are finely chopped. Add the butter and pulse until crumbs start to form. Add the egg and pulse until the dough comes together. Chill for 20 minutes or until needed. Press 3/4 of the dough into a 9-inch pie plate, reserving the remainder for the crumble topping. Bake in a preheated 375° F oven until golden or according to your pie recipe instructions.