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BA's Pecan Pumpkin Pie

This impeccable dessert is the marriage of two Thanksgiving classics, the pecan pie and the pumpkin pie. A smooth, custardy pumpkin filling with ALL the warm Autumn spices, topped with toasty, maple-caramelized pecans, it's the best of both worlds!!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 additional egg; yolk and white separated
  • 1 15 oz. can pumpkin
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp whiskey
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • 8 Tbsp brown sugar; separated
  • 3 Tbsp melted butter; divided
  • 1 tsp salt; divided
  • cups whole pecans
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • Frozen pie shell; or see link to original recipe for homemade crust!