Active time: 15 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes, plus 1 hour for chilling dough
Brown sugar and a touch of salt in the filling produces a butterscotch-like layer in each one. Toasted pecans rise to the top and add crunch to each bite.
A pie crust made with melted butter will be sturdy without being tough, and while it might be too heavy to pair with a cream or meringue pie, it’s perfect for any type of fruit pie. Even when paired with the juiciest of fruits, this cookie-like crust is a strong vehicle, ensuring you get a clean slice of pie that doesn’t fall apart.