It's just not the holidays without some pecan pie on the table. These nutty pies and tarts offer clever and lighter twists on this classic dessert.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner
The unexpected addition of dates to this classic pie gives the filling more body and a smooth sweetness. Don't use packaged chopped dates, which are rolled in sugar. Instead, use moist and sticky whole dates. Coat your knife with cooking spray for easy chopping