Holiday Mac Nut Pie Recipe by Bella Gluten Free

Add a little melted chocolate and/or whipped cream and move over pecan pie.


 Servings: Makes 8 servings.  •   Prep: 15 mins  • Total: 60 mins
MacNutPie1   Ingredients:

1 Flaky Pie Crust made from Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix

3/4 cup light brown sugar

1/2 cup maple syrup, grade B

3 large eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

3 TBL melted butter or butter alternative 

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups macadamia nuts, lightly toasted

3 TBL cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate, melted (optional)

Let's talk turkey. Thanksgiving, a holiday all about the food, is my absolute favorite. This meal is not without its challenges for us special dieters. How do you make old favorites gluten or allergen free?  Easy.  Starting this week I will be sending you recipes that will make your holiday complete. With Bella Gluten-Free products, you can make your favorite pies, stuffing, dinner rolls and gravy.  With Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix Mac Nut Pie is back on the table.


15 minutes


Mix it Up

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly spray a 9" pie plate.

1. Lightly toast mac nuts in a 350 degree oven on a cookie sheet until nuts are a light brown. Prepare pie crust according to pkg instructions. Add to pie plate and crimp the edges of the crust.

2. Arrange mac nuts in the bottom of the prepared pie crust.

3. Whisk together by hand in a medium sized bowl: eggs, sugar, maple syrup, melted butter, vanilla, salt, and chocolate (if desired).

4. Pour filling into pie crust over mac nuts and bake for 45-55 minutes or until edges puff and the center is set. Let cool before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.


Chef’s Notes:
I like to serve this pie at room temperature or slightly chilled, It helps marry the flavors.