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One slice of bourbon pecan pie on a white plate with blue dotted border and silver fork
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5 from 18 votes

Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

Learn how to make a Classic twist on Pecan Pie! This easy recipe is the best pecan pie recipe with bourbon. Easily add chocolate chips to make a chocolate pecan pie with bourbon!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $8-10


  • 1 9 inch pie crust
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup corn syrup light or dark
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups pecan halves


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Place pie crust in pie pan and chill until filling is ready.
  • Mix corn syrup, eggs, sugar, butter, bourbon, salt and cornstarch in a medium sized bowl. Stir in pecans. Pour into prepared pie crust.
  • Place pie on a baking sheet and cover with a pie shield or strips of foil.
  • Bake at 425°F for 10 minutes then lower the oven temperature to 350°F and bake an additional 35-40 minutes or until pie is slightly puffed and just a bit jiggly in the center.
  • Cool completely before slicing.


Make this a CHOCOLATE Pecan Pie by adding 1 cup of chocolate chips into the filling with the pecans.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 213IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg