Fall Favorite Walnut Maple Pie

Walnut Maple Pie: A Fall Favorite

This walnut maple pie will quickly become a family favorite.

It’s so easy to make and it’s delicious. Most people really enjoy the traditional pecan pie, but this walnut maple pie is just as good.  The maple syrup really complements the walnuts. This pie would be fabulous for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Plus, it takes no time to prepare and gets better the longer it sits, so you can easily make it a day ahead of any gathering or event.

People all over the world love pie. I’ve read that pie dates back to ancient Egypt and we’ve been making pies ever since. They were often filled with fruit, nuts, and meat. The crust was made using some type of flour from wheat, rye, or oats and was then cooked in lard or beef fat. Nowadays, most folks have replaced beef fat with shortening.

Walnut Maple Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup maple syrup (pure maple syrup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 stick of butter or margarine, melted or 4 tablespoons
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups walnuts, chopped or whole
  • 1 unbaked 9 inch pie crust

Instructions to Making the Walnut Maple Pie

  1. Whisk sugar, syrup, eggs, butter, vanilla, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Add walnuts. 
  3. Pour into the crust. 
  4. Bake in a 400°F oven for 10 minutes. 
  5. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and cook approximately 30 – 40 minutes longer until the filling is set in the center. 
  6. Let the pie cool and sit for 3-4 hours before serving. 
  7. Top with whipped cream or ice cream for a wonderful dessert. Enjoy!

Conclusion

This walnut maple pie is very quick and easy to make. It just takes a few minutes to blend the filling together, then pours the filling into pie crusts and bake. The maple syrup and walnuts are fantastic together. If you’re looking for a comforting fall dessert to try out this pie is simply delicious.

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