Dolly Parton is an icon. She has an image no one has dared compete with, her own theme park, and too many hit songs to count.
Parton is also known as a pretty good cook. Dolly has a ton of incredible southern recipes, some outlined in her cookbook. One of my favorites is her walnut pie, which she shared on her Instagram.
Her walnut pie is unbelievably tasty, and a really cool spin on pecan pie. Here’s how to make it.
1 fold out pie crust (thawed)
¾ cup of sugar
¾ cup light corn syrup
1½ cups of finely chopped walnuts
¼ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whipped cream for serving
Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Line 9-inch pie pan with unrolled crust. Use hand mixer to beat eggs in a large bowl. Add sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and salt gradually to eggs. Mix until combined.
Add melted butter and mix until combined thoroughly. Pour combined mixture into the pie shell and add walnuts. Spread walnuts evenly through mixture. Bake for 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to 300°F and bake for 45 minutes more. After 30 minutes, add collar of foil around crust. Remove from oven. Enjoy with a dollop of whipped cream.
Once you give this pie a try, there’s no turning back. You’ll want it all the time!