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Pecan pie is a classic American dessert that's ideal to bake over the festive season, whether you're celebrating Thanksgiving or just craving a sweet treat.

A classic pecan pie is a thing of beauty. If you've never experienced this All-American pud, then get baking – you'll never look back. Shortcrust pastry encases a nutty, slightly treacly filling in the original recipe, but we've embraced different combinations. How about a melty campfire s'more version, or a mash-up with the humble chocolate chip cookie...?

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Choc chip pecan pie

Choc pecan pie with slice removed

Our beautiful choc chip hybrid is buttery, sticky and perfect for a festive gathering. Serve with a dollop of vanilla ice cream for a seriously rich dessert. Everything is better with a scattering of choc chips.

Pecan pie rolls

Pecan pie rolls with maple icing

Don't let anyone tell you that you need to decide between two desserts – just combine them. Pecan pie meets cinnamon roll here in a truly irresistible tear 'n' share package. Serve warm with a drizzle of cinnamon icing for a decadent brunch.

Pecan mince pie

Pecan mince pie

Hear us out... Putting a festive twist on the classic bake delivers even more indulgence. A spiced mincemeat tart is topped with pecans and served with brandy cream. A great alternative to Christmas pudding for non-traditionalists.

Pop pies

Banana, maple and pecan iced pop pies

Great for getting kids involved in the kitchen, our fun pop pies boast the heavenly flavour combo of maple syrup, pecans and bananas. Try them warm or cold for a sweet breakfast treat with a drizzle of icing, or with custard or cream for dessert.

Mini pecan tassies

Pecan tassies in baking tray

Ideal for satisfying that afternoon craving for something sweet, our mini pecan pie bites are a gorgeous crispy mouthful. Eat them warm from the oven with a drizzle each of maple syrup and cream, or just plain with a cup of coffee.

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