Pies are synonymous with the holidays. Pumpkin pie for Halloween and Thanksgiving, apple pie for Independence Day, and the list goes on and on. This year, why not try something unexpected for the holidays, and a little less conscience-killing as we rolle into New Years resolutions. Show off your superior baking skills to family and friends and make a sweet and scrumptious white bean pie.
Unlike some holiday desserts, this recipe is short and very easy to follow. The pie takes 45-50 minutes to bake, which is perfect for fitting into any busy holiday schedule. When you’re ready to serve, add a dollop of whipped cream or scoop of vanilla bean ice cream for an added touch of sweetness. Start a new dessert tradition this holiday season with Randall Beans.
- 1 24-ounce jar Randall Great Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon light molasses
- 2 cups evaporated milk
- 2 9-inch unbaked pie crusts
- In a food processor, or by hand, puree Randall Beans with 1/4 cup of the evaporated milk.
- In a bowl, beat eggs, stir in bean puree and mix well. Stir in brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, melted butter, molasses, and remaining milk. Mix well.
- Pour mixture into unbaked pie shells. Bake in 425 degree oven for 15 minutes, lower oven to 350 degrees and continue baking for approximately 45 to 50 minutes until done.
- Test for doneness: When silver knife inserted into center of pie is removed, it should come out clean. Center may look soft, but will set later.
- Serve slightly warm or cold topped with sweetened whipped cream.
- Makes 2 9-inch pies.
Are you hungry yet? Head out to the store, and look for Randall’s Great Northern White Beans to make this dish tonight.