How To Make Pecan Pie On A Traeger [Grill]

by The Helpful Hardware Folks

Are you ready to take pecan pie to the next level?  Cook with us as we create this amazing pie that is infused with that Traeger wood-fired fun.  The hardest part of this recipe will be deciding what to top the pie with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream?  How about both?

Print Recipe For  Traeger Baked Pecan Pie

Yield: 1 Pie – 6-8 slices

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 60-75 minutes, depending on the desired doneness

Ingredients:

Measure                  Ingredient                                                                  Prep Notes      

  • 1 ea                Pie Crust 9”, Frozen                                                defrost fully before use               
  • 2 ½ Cups       Pecans, Whole, Raw
  • 6 Tbsp            Butter, Salted                                                           Melted lightly                                  
  • 1 1/4 Cups     Sugar, Brown, Dark                                                  Packed
  • 1 Cup             Corn Syrup, Light
  • 2 tsp               Vanilla Extract (or paste)                                                
  • 3 ea                Eggs, XL      
  • ¼ tsp              Salt, Kosher

Prep Directions:

  • Defrost the pie shell fully and overnight in the fridge
  • Prior to making the pie, remove dough from the fridge, keep covered, and let temper at room temp for 15 minutes

FOR THE FILLING:

  • Whisk together the Butter, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Vanilla, eggs, and salt
  • Fold in pecans
  • Carefully pour the mixture into the pie shell and smooth it out with an offset spatula or rubber scraper
  • Load Traeger with Reserve Blend Pellets and set the temperature to 350˚
  • Carefully load the pecan pie onto the upper shelf of your Traeger and cover the pie lightly with foil
    • Be sure to crimp foil around the pie edge to prevent the crust from overcooking
  • Cook for approx. 35-40 minutes covered
  • Carefully uncover the pie and let cook for another 15-20 minutes
    • Keep an eye on the crust, if it starts to get too dark, cover it with foil to prevent burning
    • Cook time will vary depending on ambient temp and doneness. Total cook time should be around 50-65 minutes
  • Check pie for doneness based on how to set the filling is
  • Carefully remove the pie, place it onto a cooling rack, and let cool for 2-3 hours until fully set
  • Slice with a sharp knife and serve
  • Happy Cooking and enjoy this delicious Pecan Pie… with ice cream, whipped cream, or both
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Source: Tips.acehardware.com

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