Pinto Bean Pie – Mock Pecan Pie

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Love pecan pie … but not the calories? Here is your answer. This pie tastes a lot like pecan pie, but is lower in calories.

Ingredients

pinto beans and pecans1/3 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup pinto beans, cooked and mashed
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugars and eggs. Add in the mashed pinto beans and pecans.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat the filling on low speed until it is well mixed.
  4. Pour the mixture into the unbaked pie shell.
  5. Bake the pie until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes.

 

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Carma Spence, The Own Your Awesome Mentor, loves to be the wind beneath her clients’ wings. With Carma’s Cookery, she is taking her passion for empowering people and blending it with her passion for cooking, gift-giving and entertaining. She has been experimenting in the kitchen since she was four years old and loves trying out new recipe ideas.