Thanksgiving Dessert: Ten Great Pecan Pie Recipes

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Looking for a pecan pie recipe? Here are 10 worth a try — with Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, a pecan pie can be made anytime now and will keep for a day or two, relieving your workload on the big day. There’s something for every holiday table in this collection — pecan pies for one, spiked with maple and chocolate, and a few classics – just pecan pie, straight-up. Whichever you choose, top it with a cloud of cream, whipped with a little brown sugar or maple syrup. Yum.

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  • Classic Pecan Pie 1 of 10
    Classic Pecan Pie
    When you just want a good pecan pie, straight-up - this is it! Photo: Martha Stewart Living
    Martha Stewart has the recipe!
  • Butterscotch Pecan Pie for One 2 of 10
    Butterscotch Pecan Pie for One
    How adorable are these? Wee pies small enough that everyone can have their own.
    Cheeky Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise 3 of 10
    Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise
    Star anise makes a warm, aromatic addition to classic pecan pie, spiked with maple.
    Food52 has the recipe!
  • Maple Walnut Pecan Pie 4 of 10
    Maple Walnut Pecan Pie
    Why should pecans get all the attention? Add a handful of walnuts, too.
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Emeril’s Pecan Chocolate Chip Pie 5 of 10
    Emeril's Pecan Chocolate Chip Pie
    How to improve on a pecan pie? Add chocolate! Photo: Martha Stewart Living
    Martha Stewart has the recipe!
  • Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie 6 of 10
    Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie
    Spiced chocolate is a Mexican specialty - here it's transformed into a pecan pie with a little kick. Photo Compliments of Chef Marcela Valladolid, Mexican Made Easy
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Maple Pecan Pie 7 of 10
    Maple Pecan Pie
    Here's what's great about this maple pecan pie: there is no sugar or corn syrup inside, just pure maple syrup - it's not overly sweet, and contains plenty of nuts no skimping!
    Simple Bites has the recipe!
  • Brandied Pecan Pie 8 of 10
    Brandied Pecan Pie
    A little boozy, a little fancy, this pecan pie will finish dinner off right. Photo: Martha Stewart Living
    Martha Stewart has the recipe!
  • Pecan Pie for Beginners 9 of 10
    Pecan Pie for Beginners
    It's easy - you can do it! Here's a walk-through.
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Pecan Pie with Cream Cheese Crust 10 of 10
    Pecan Pie with Cream Cheese Crust
    A little different, and a lot delicious! Photo: Martha Stewart Living
    Martha Stewart has the recipe!

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