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Southern Stuffed Pie w/Salted Bourbon Sauce

Dishing It Out With Clarissa

This recipe is time consuming and does take, quite a few steps.

To make this easier I  plan to post the pie crust as a separate recipe, as well as the Caramelized Pecans and Caramel Sauces, as those can be used for other dishes. 


1½ cups pecans  (I caramelized mine for the filling, recipe will be posted separate)
2 cups sugar, divided
6 tablespoons butter
½ cup heavy whipping cream
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
large pinch of salt
1 cup corn syrup
4 large eggs, (1 egg beaten for sealing pie crust)

¼ cup turbinado sugar, for sprinkling


Preheat the oven to 375°. Spread the pecans on a baking sheet and toast for about 8 minutes, until browned and fragrant. Cool, then coarsely chop the nuts.

In a large to medium saucepan, combine 1 cup of the sugar with 1/2 cup of water. Cook over moderate heat…

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About Dish With Clarissa

Clarissa Ellis grew up learning to cook with her mom. In a time where traditional home-cooked food was going out of style, Clarissa learned to love and make those simple 'comfort foods' and family favorites. As she grew - and her mom got busier with long work hours, Clarissa supported her mom by taking over most of the cooking duties around the home. By the time Clarissa started high school - she had absorbed her mother's approach to traditional, homestyle Italian dishes; and thanks to So Cal's great weather year round... a love of cooking on the grill. Fast forward 30 years and Clarissa has never stopped cooking. She continued to explore food, learning more from So Cal's amazing cultural variety, trying things out on her family and her friends... and always learning. Never content to merely cook a good meal, Clarissa developed the habit of talking sharing her ideas with family, friends and coworkers. After a lifetime of learning and experimenting, Clarissa's love affair with traditional Italian cooking, and 'comfort foods' has grown into a robust, creative and cross-cultural approach to cooking that still manages to remain 'accessible' to the rest of us. Now Clarissa brings her experience and her approach online through her blog - giving all of us a chance give ourselves, our friends and our family the benefits of a lifetime of passion and joy in cooking simply great meals.

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