Bake a new holiday tradition with the scrumptious Disney Pecan Pie recipe

Disney Pecan Pie recipe, photo provided by Disney
Disney Pecan Pie recipe, photo provided by Disney /

In some families, grandma’s treasured recipe is the star of the dessert table. In other homes, the sweet ending to the meal changes every year. For anyone looking to sprinkle a little magic into that holiday feast, this delicious Disney Pecan Pie recipe could become a new tradition that everyone longs for year after year.

Over the years, Disney has opened the doors and its recipe books. From satisfying a craving for a favorite hotel chicken wing or recreating a dish that has been sprinkled with pixie dust, the reality is that magical memories are always connected to food. From the aroma to the flavor, that forkful brings smiles all around.

Recently, Disney Kitchens opened their recipe books to share a classic offering that is perfect for a holiday gathering. While the flavors are impeccable, it is the story behind the dessert that makes its enjoyment even sweeter.

For 25 years, Disney Chefs have  baked pecan pies for Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida on Thanksgiving Day celebration. The Disney VoluntEARS serve the holiday meals to the guests as a way to give back to the local community.

Disney chefs serve slices of Disney pecan pie recipe
Disney Chefs serve its classic pecan pie, photo provided by Disney /

As Walt Disney World Culinary Director Gregg Hannon shared, “Giving is who we are as part of the Disney family. We believe that everything we do to make magic can also make a difference, which is what I see happening when we provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need in our Central Florida community. We all might have a different interpretation of Thanksgiving, but gratitude is something that we all have in common. As a culinarian working at Disney for 26 years, I am extremely proud to work for a company and be part of a team that gives back in such an important way.”

Whether this Disney Pecan Pie recipe is enjoyed during a family gathering, a spirited Friendsgiving, or given as a sweet gift, it is the sentiment behind each slice that makes the enjoyment even more special. Everyone can use a little Disney magic to bring extra merriment to any occasion.

Disney Pecan Pie recipe
Disney Pecan Pie recipe, photo provided by Disney /

Here’s how to make the Disney Pecan Pie recipe.


  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 refrigerated 9-inch pie crust, or your favorite homemade pie crust
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • Pecan halves for decorating (optional)


1. Whisk together sugar and flour in a medium bowl. Add corn syrups and eggs, mixing thoroughly. Add heavy cream and stir to combine. Refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch pie plate. Crimp edges to desired design. Set aside.

3. Arrange chopped pecans in bottom of crust and carefully pour in chilled filling. Decorate perimeter of pie with pecan halves, if desired.

4. Place pie on a baking sheet and bake in center of oven until filling is set and slightly puffed, about 55 minutes. Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil halfway through baking to prevent burning

5. Cool before serving.

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