Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

Restaurant Dessert Recipe

Bourbon Pecan Pie is a favorite restaurant dessert recipe, especially during the fall and winter holidays.

Pecans and bourbon are a natural match. Good bourbon has a sweet, rich, mellow flavor that is excellent in many dishes, especially with sweet potatoes and pecans.

Don't forget to serve this restaurant dessert with a dollop of whipped cream or if you want, Bourbon Whipped Cream. The recipe for the whipped cream is on this page as well.

Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Dessert Recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes. Serves 6-8 depending on portion size.


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 ounces melted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 ounces bourbon
  • 6 ounces pecan pieces
  • 1 unbaked pie crust



  • Blend eggs in a mixing bowl
  • Add butter and mix until smooth
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix until smooth
  • Spread pecan pieces over bottom of pie shell.
  • Pour filling over pecans
  • Place on a sheet pan covered with parchment paper or foil and bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes
  • Turn heat down to 325 degrees F and bake 35 minutes or until pie is set (Middle of pie will still move a little and pie will be slightly puffed.)
  • When cool, slice and serve with a dollop of whipped cream or Bourbon whipped cream

Bourbon Whipped Cream Recipe

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Makes enough to garnish pieces of pie.


  • 1 cup chilled whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon



  • Beat 1 cup chilled whipping cream, 2 tablespoons sugar, and remaining 1 tablespoon of bourbon in a large bowl until soft peaks form

Serve pie warm or at room temperature with a dollop of bourbon whipped cream and a sprig of mint if you'd like

Enjoy the restaurant dessert recipe for Pecan Pie and the company of those you share it with! Enjoy all the restaurant recipes on the website.


Did you know? It takes about 77 pecans for one pecan pie and Georgia has been the top pecan producing state in the nation since the late 1800's.