Skillet Pecan Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
America's Best Chefs Cook with Jeremiah Tower

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2003

  • About

Pecan pie belongs to the family of “transparent” pies based on brown sugar, molasses, and corn or maple syrup. These are either Southern or Pennsylvania Dutch, some harking back to traditional English chess tarts. My favorite is the Jefferson Davis pie, but nothing beats a really creamy pecan pie, like this one.



Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Line a 9-inch cast-iron skillet about 3 inches deep with the pi