Pecan Pie Without the Sugar Shock

If you love the toasted nuts and gooey custard of classic pecan pie but find typical recipes toothachingly sugary, you'll welcome these methods for dialing back the sweetness—including using flavorful alternatives to corn syrup and getting the nuts-to-filling ratio right.

Photo of John Thorne's Best-Ever Pecan Pie by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com