Traditional southern fare doesn’t have the healthiest of reputations. But make a few smart substitutions and even the most buttery, sugary down-home favorite can be savored without the heaping helping of guilt. Instead of the usual cupful of corn syrup, a better blend of pure maple syrup and coconut oil sweeten this smooth pecan pie. And you won’t find crushed cookies – or any dairy or gluten – in the delicate, crumbly crust.
Gluten-Free & Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie
- To make crust, blend all crust ingredients in blender or food processor. Press mixture into 9” pie plate.
- To make filling, blend all filling ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth with no chunks. Pour into crust.
- Arrange pecans on pie.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour before slicing and serving.