Gluten Free Deep Dish Pecan Pie Recipe

baked pecan pie on a cooling rack
Cheri Moore

Written by Cheri Moore

June 17, 2021

My husband is a wonderful father to our three young adults. At any time of the year, he enjoys eating pecan pie topped with vanilla ice cream. Once you make it from scratch, you may never buy another pecan pie. If gluten poses no issues for you, use any flour of your choice.

Printable recipe card is at the bottom

Deep Dish Pecan Pie Ingredients

  • 1 pie shell
  • 2 cups of pecans
  • 1 cup of corn syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 6 TBSPs of butter
  • 1 TBSP of flour
  • 3/4 cup of sugar

Step By Step Directions for Pecan Pie

Step 1

pecan halves in a measuring cup

Measure out 2 cups of pecans.

  • Any size pecan works.
  • Watch for shells

Step 2

pecans in an uncooked pie crust

Pour 1 ½ to 2 cups of pecans into a frozen or freshly made pie crust.

Step 3

corn syrup being poured into a measuring cup

Spray or rub oil on measuring cup.

Pour out 1 cup of Corn Syrup.

Step 4

three eggs sitting on the stove top next to a bowl

3 Eggs

bottle of pure vanilla extract

1 tsp of vanilla extract

container of morton iodized sea salt

1/4 tsp of salt

Whisk 3 eggs, 1 tsp of vanilla extract, and 1/4 tsp of salt in a small bowl

eggs, vanilla, and salt mixed up in a bowl

Step 5

butter sitting in a saucepan

Unwrap 6 TBSP of butter

Melt on low heat.

Then turn stove off.

Leave pan on warm burner.

Step 6

bag of king arthur gluten free flour

1 TBSP of Flour

raw can sugar container

3/4 Cups of Sugar

In a saucepan, add 1 TBSP of flour and 3/4 cup of sugar then whisk.

If you are cooking on a gas stove top, complete step six using a warm pan or on the lowest heat setting. Turn the burner off before staring next step (7). Allow the mixture to cool slightly so that it won’t cook the eggs.

melted butter, flour, and sugar in a saucepan to make pecan pie

Step 7

pouring corn syrup into a saucepan mixture for pecan pie

Add 1 cup of Corn Syrup, Whisk

Once mixture is cool to the touch, add bowl of egg mixture.

Whisk

Step 8

oven preheated to 350 degrees

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

Step 9

fine mesh strainer sitting on a stove top

You need a fine mesh strainer

pouring glaze mixture over the pecans in the pie crust

Cover a cookie sheet with aluminum foil. Place the pie filled with pecans on a cookie sheet. Ask for help.

Pour mixture into strainer.

Use a rubber spatula to get all the mixture out of the pan.

Step 10

Stir mixture in strainer until it no longer strains

stirring mixture in a fine mesh strainer over a pecan pie

Step 11

Pie shell is full. Do not use what is left in strainer, which is some egg that cooked. Take that to the sink, rinse, and put in dishwasher or a sink full of hot water.

shows cooked egg bits left in fine mesh strainer from a pecan pie

Step 12

pecan pie in the oven on a cookie sheet
kitchen time set to 45 minutes

Put the pecan pie in the oven. The cookie sheet will catch any spills.

Set a timer for 45 minutes.

Step 13

When done, the top of the pecan pie looks cracked. Place pie on a cooling rack, which is on your kitchen counter away from the stove. Enjoy with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Serve warm or later after pie cools.

baked pecan pie

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