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Cardamom Pecan Pie

With a unique combination of flavors and healthy ingredients, this pecan pie is sure to become a favorite.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Christmas, Gluten-Free, Holiday, Kid-Friendly, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 385kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


For Crust

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil cold
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

For Filling

  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans chopped


For the Crust

  • In a blender or food processor combine flours, salt, oil, and egg. Pulse and gradually add water until mix forms a ball.
  • On a lightly floured surface, carefully roll out dough and press into a 9 inch pie pan. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

For Filling

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a saucepot, combine maple syrup and molasses. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10 minutes. This will be very hot, be careful not to touch the syrup. Remove from heat and quickly whisk in sugar and butter until dissolved and melted.
  • In a small bowl. whisk together egg, vanilla, salt, cardamom, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Quickly add this to the syrup mix while whisking quickly. Fold in pecans and pour into chilled crust.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes. The pie will be slightly puffed in the middle and will be set on the sides but slightly jiggly in the center. Allow to cool completely before slicing, preferably overnight. Cut and serve.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 192mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 16
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 16