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White Chocolate and Bourbon Pecan Slab Pie with Caramel Sauce

Photo: Daniel Agee; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

Active time 1 hr, 5 mins
Total time 3 hrs, 15 mins
Yield

Serves 12 (serving size: 1 piece)

It doesn't get much better than this decadent version of a Southern classic. White chocolate, bourbon, and caramel give this pecan pie a flavor much more dynamic than the original.

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flower (about 16 oz)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed (8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup cold vegetable shortening, cubed
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • FILLING
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup salted buter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • CARAMEL SAUCE
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (4 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It