Pecan and Date Pie

  • SadhanaSara Posted: 12/26/08
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    This was the best pecan pie I've ever had!!! I am generally a big fan of pecan pie, so I was a little wary of Cooking Light's take on this infamous dessert. The addition of dates added a perfect complexity to the sweetness of the pie. Next time, I might add more pecans to the filling. The crust recipe provided was also pretty foolproof. I froze the crust overnight and thawed it for about 10 minutes. It was not the flakiest crust I have ever made, but it was fun to press the dough into the pie plate like that. All in all, the pie was a perfect way to end our Christmas meal.

  • flowerpot916 Posted: 11/30/10
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    I'm addicted. Absolutely the best pecan pie ever. Who knew adding dates could make a plain pecan pie so spectacular?

  • CaliforniaTeri Posted: 11/26/10
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    Completely stole the show at Thanksgiving dinner!

  • SanMarcosDates Posted: 09/14/10
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    Looks mouth watering!!! I hope to try this recipe real soon! If anyone would like to try this recipe with fresh, home grown medjool dates please feel free to log onto my site at

  • rstarrlemaitre Posted: 11/14/11
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    Wonderfully sticky dense interior from the combination of the dates and pecans. Next time I would definitely increase the pecans though! The pie filling is also very sweet, between 1 cup corn syrup and 1/2 cup brown sugar - perhaps a touch less brown sugar next time and this would be perfect.


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