Mr. Food: Four Layer Pecan Pie

Our Four-Layer Pecan Pie recipe is layered with creamy filling, crunchy pecans, and a flaky refrigerated pie crust that truly make this a delectable dessert. Top it with a scoop of your favorite ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup for a dessert you’ll want to eat over and over again.

What You’ll Need

  • 1 refrigerated rolled pie crust (from a 15-ounce package)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup cup sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 4 eggs, divided
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cups chopped pecans

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Unroll pie crust and place in a 9-inch deep dish pie plate, pressing crust firmly into plate.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1 egg. Beat at low speed until smooth; set aside.
  3. In another medium bowl, beat 3 eggs. Add remaining sugar, the corn syrup, and remaining vanilla; mix well.
  4. Spread cream cheese mixture in pie crust. Sprinkle with pecans and slowly pour corn syrup mixture over pecans.
  5. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until center is set. Let cool, then refrigerate 4 hours or until ready to serve.

Mr. Food Test Kitchen Tip!

  • If necessary, cover edge of pie crust with foil to prevent excessive browning after 25 minutes.
  • If you like, you can top each slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.
  • If you enjoyed this Four-Layer Pecan Pie recipe, be sure to check out our collection of 74 Easy Pie Recipes, Plus 5 Homemade Pie Crusts.