Thanksgiving Pecan Pie Slabs

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

45 Minutes

Serves:

12 Servings

Type of Dish:

Dessert

About the Recipe

Whole-Food Friendly, gluten-free, and loaded with crunchy nuts. No crust making required!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats (gluten-free if needed)1

  • cup almonds¼ tsp sea salt2 TBS coconut sugar + ½ cup coconut sugar

  • 4 ½ TBS butter, melted (sub coconut oil if vegan)

  • 3 TBS coconut oil (solid form)

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup maple syrup

  • 1

  • 2 cups pecans, coursely chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 and line an 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.

  2. CRUST: To the bowl of a food processor, add oats, almonds, salt, 2 tablespoon coconut sugar and butter. Pulse until the consistency of sand with no large chunks remaining. Spread mixture into baking dish and press down into an even layer.

  3. FILLING: In a small sauce pan, bring the maple syrup to a simmer and simmer for about 5 minutes or until it begins to bubble up. Pour into a bowl and add the 3 TBS coconut oil, vanilla, and ½ cup coconut sugar. Use an immersion blender to combine. Add remaining 3 eggs and blend until smooth. Pour over pie crust and top with pecans.

  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until the center is mostly set. Do not over bake.