Sweet and nutty pecan pies in a tiny package.
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The idea is simple: classic pecan pie, plus candy corn. The candy corn melts so beautifully into the corn syrup and brown sugar mixture that it must feel like it's coming home; it adds a nice, vanilla-y sweetness to the pie that will satisfy even the sweetest of tooths.
This pie ups the ante in the pecan pie game. It's full of a rich caramel custard and chock-full of pecans, with a healthy dose of chocolate to send it over the edge. With just a tiny hit of salt to balance out the sweet richness of the filling, this pie will be the one they talk about long after Thanksgiving.
This is as rich as pie gets. The creamy, sweet caramel custard is festively spiked with bourbon, and cut with toasted pecans and just enough dark chocolate to cut its sweetness. The addition of bourbon and chocolate transform a garden variety pecan pie into something more complex and special. Don't forget to add the salt—it's an important touch that helps highlight and balance the sweet flavors.
While this pie—inspired by Count Karl Nesselrode, a Russian diplomat and noted gourmand of the 19th century—is served chilled, don't worry about catching cold: this pie is so rich and decadent, it's to keep you warm during the dull days of January.
When it comes to looking good, 1980s supermodel Carol Alt probably has a genetic advantage on most of us, but she attributes her age-defying beauty to the raw-food diet she's been keeping for years. Raw foodism is a diet based...
Growing up, my sister always claimed to have room in her toes for anything sweet. I'm always wishing I had bigger toes (or at least a stomach to match my eyes) when it comes to dessert after a home-cooked Southern...