Paleo Pecan Pie or Tart

Source: paleospirit.com
Course: Desserts
Preperation time: 30min
Cooking Time: 45min
Serves: 6

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Ingredients

Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Energy (KCal)
2 1/2 cup(s) Pecans 4 4 6 6 33 33 314 314
2 Tablespoon(s) Molasses 0 0 5 5 0 0 19 19
2 Tablespoon(s) Raw Coconut Sugar Crystals 0 0 4 4 0 0 15 15
1 Tablespoon Dark Rum 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
1/3 cup Apple Sauce, Unsweetened 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 4
10 Medium(s) Medjool Dates, Pitted 1 1 30 30 0 0 111 111
1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Large(s) Egg(s) 7 7 0 0 6 6 90 90
3/4 cup Coconut Flour 1 1 6 6 7 7 83 83
14 Tablespoon(s) Butter 0 0 0 0 27 27 238 238
1/3 cup Maple Syrup 0 0 12 12 0 0 45 45
1 Teaspoon Vanilla 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Total: Approximate Nutrition Info, Per Serving: 13 65 72 927
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Instructions

Instructions for Toasting Pecans

  1. Toast the pecan halves (total of 2 1/2 cups) on a sheet pan in a 350 degree oven for about 7 minutes. Separate.
  2.  Chop 1 cup plus 2/3 cup of pecans roughly in the food processor. Remove chopped pecans.

Crust Ingredients

Crust Instructions

  1. Combine the coconut flour, 1/2 cup pecan halves, fat (either pastured butter or virgin coconut oil), coconut sugar and salt in food processor and pulse until combined and pecans are finely chopped.
  2. Add the eggs and pulse until a dough is formed.
  3. Spread the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of a 9 1/2 inch tart pan. 

Filling Ingredients

 Filling Instructions

  1. Place the pitted dates in the food processor with the applesauce and maple syrup.  Process until dates are completely puréed and you have a smooth mixture.
  2. To the bowl of a stand mixer add the date purée, eggs, fat of choice (butter or coconut oil), molasses, rum, vanilla and salt and mix on medium speed until well-combined.
  3. Place the chopped pecans into the bottom of the prepared tart shell.
  4. Pour the filling into the shell.
  5. Decorate the top with the remaining 1/3 cup of pecan halves.
  6. Place the tart onto a sheet pan and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for approximately 45-50 minutes. Check the tart at 30-35 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire rack.
  8. Serve and Enjoy! 
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