Easy and Delicious Holiday Recipe: Bourbon Bacon and Pecan Pie

Indulge in the festive spirit with this easy and delicious holiday recipe: Bourbon Bacon and Pecan Pie. This dessert combines the rich, smoky flavor of bourbon-infused filling with the savory crunch of bacon, all nestled within a golden, flaky crust. The addition of toasted pecans adds a satisfying nuttiness, creating a perfect combination of flavors. Whether you’re hosting a holiday gathering or simply craving a sweet treat, this pie is the perfect way to elevate your seasonal celebrations. Savor the warmth of the holidays with every bite of this irresistible Bourbon Bacon and Pecan Pie, brought to you by Kentucky Legend:

Bourbon Bacon and Pecan Pie

Bourbon Bacon and Pecan Pie

Bacon and pie...what more could you want! This recipe featuring Kentucky Legend bacon will have your guest coming back for seconds! Nothing is better than a delectable pie for your next gathering!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 frozen pie crust thawed
  • 1.5 cups pecan halves
  • 6 slices Kentucky Legend Bacon
  • 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup whipped cream


  • Preheat oven to 325°. Place crust in pie plate on foil-lined baking sheet. Prick bottom all over with fork; refrigerate.
  • Spread pecans in thin layer on separate baking sheet; bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until fragrant and golden brown. Let cool completely and chop coarsely; set aside.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel–lined plate. Crumble into pieces; set 2 tbsp aside. Toss remaining bacon with pecans; arrange in pie crust.
  • In bowl, whisk together corn syrup, brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, eggs, bourbon, vanilla and salt until smooth and sugar is dissolved. Slowly pour over bacon mixture, allowing filling to flow between pecans.
  • Bake on prepared pan, rotating pan halfway through cooking time, for 45 to 50 minutes or until filling is set and crust is golden brown. Let cool completely. (Pie can be made up to one day in advance.) Serve with dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle with reserved bacon.


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