Nana Deane's Pecan-Coconut Pie

Alton Brown Shares a Yummy Southern Dessert

GMA Recipes Dessert
Servings:6-8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

The Food Network's Alton Brown joined Good Morning America to share recipes from his newest book, "Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run."

This book documents his motorcycle ride from New Orleans to Minnesota along the nation's first "highway," the Mississippi River. He and his crew met the people and sampled the food that embody our American road-food heritage.

Here is an amazing Coconut and Pecan Pie, courtesy of Ray's Dairy Made, Burton, Ark.

Ingredients

  • 10 1/2 ounces granulated sugar
  • 3 large whole eggs
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 ounces buttermilk
  • 3 ounces pecans, chopped (approximately 3/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 ounces sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 pie crust (pre-baked)
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, melted butter, buttermilk, coconut, pecans, flour, vanilla and salt.

    Pour this mixture into a 9-inch pre-baked pie crust.

    Bake for 45 minutes or until the pie is golden brown and the center is barely set.

    Cool for 40-45 minutes before serving.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pecans, coconut flakes, butter, eggs, sugar, flour

    Course: Dessert


     
    More Recipes You May Like
    Emeril Lagasse's Rich Chocolate Pecan Pie
    Put This Sweet Treat on Your Holiday Table!
    The Cake Boss' Chocolate Pecan Pie
    Give Your Old Pecan Pie Recipe an Update
    Emeril's Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
    A Sweet Finish to Your Holiday Feast
    Mom's Pecan Pie
    GMA's Anchor Shares a Sweet Family Recipe
    Farrah Fawcett's Coconut Cream Pie
    Farrah Fawcett's Favorite Recipe
    java.io.PrintWriter@1bdf4c3e