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Carrot Spice and Walnut Pie Recipe
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Carrot Spice and Walnut Pie

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"I modified the wonderfully creative recipe submitted by P.L. Weiss with terrific results. A new autumn favorite with my vegetarian friends. The fresh carrots really make a difference. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 1 deep dish pie Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr
  • READY IN

    1 hr 30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Steam carrots until soft but not mushy. Cool slightly.
  3. Place carrots in food processor and puree until smooth. Add honey, eggs, butter or margarine, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and walnuts. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into a large bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl combine brown sugar and white sugar, mixing well to get all lumps out. Fold sugar mixture gradually into carrot mixture until well incorporated. Pour mixture into partially baked pie shell.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 70 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve pie warm or cold. Refrigerate any leftovers.
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Reviews More Reviews

Dec 03, 2002

I thought this recipe was EXCELLENT. Tasted very similiar to pumpkin pie (which I happen to love, but have no interest in making from scratch!). It's healthy (at least relative to other pies!) because of the carrots as well. One tip I have, you don't need a food processor to puree the carrots (I don't own one). I put the carrots in my steamer for a little bit. Then put the carrots in the bowl that I was going to use anyway, and smushed them by using my hand held blender. Worked out great! Highly recommend this recipe!

 
Nov 13, 2006

great pie I've made this before but I boiled the carrots in the honey and added ginger as this really compliments the carrots well....yummy

 
Aug 29, 2002

Delicious for those who don't like pumpkin pie. Yummy!

 
Dec 15, 2009

This was pretty good. Very easy and a nice alternative to pumpkin pie.

 
Aug 14, 2006

This pie is absolutely delicious! It is very similar to sweet potato pie and pumpkin pie. My family really enjoyed it and wants me to make it for thanksgiving. I added more walnuts then it called for both whole and blended and itt turned out great!

 
Oct 28, 2010

Surprisingly good! I tried to use my hand blender to mix the carrots, but it didn't work too well...carrots should be mushy for that to work. I'll use my blender next time. I thought 1 tsp of nutmeg would be overpowering, but it wasn't. Very excellent flavour, and the added nuts give it a nice crunch!

 
Feb 02, 2009

Such a good recipe! I was a little sceptical but I plan to make this a tradition

 
Aug 29, 2002

Tastes like a sweet potato pie, with a little crunch. This was a surprise favorite.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 331 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 404 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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