Monday, July 7, 2014

North Dakota Sunflower Pie (Midwest Living)

This sunflower pie, from a North Dakota restaurant, has the texture of pecan pie. It's rich and sweet, with a sunflower crunch.
Recipe and photo from Midwest Living 

  • beaten eggs
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • tablespoons sunflower margarine, melted
  • teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cup roasted, salted sunflower kernels
  • unbaked 9-inch pie shell


  1. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, brown sugar, corn syrups, sugar, margarine, vanilla, and salt.
  2. Spread sunflower kernels evenly in the bottom of the unbaked pie shell. Pour in the sugar mixture.
  3. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until center is almost set (it will jiggle slightly). Cool on a wire rack. Makes 8 servings.

nutrition facts

(North Dakota Sunflower Pie)
Servings Per Recipe 8, sat. fat (g) 4, iron (mg) 2, cal. (kcal) 495, fiber (g) 2, sodium (mg) 281, carb. (g) 70, pro. (g) 7, calcium (mg) 40, chol. (mg) 80, vit. A (IU) 292, Fat, total (g) 23