Praline Turtle Pie

This Praline Turtle Pie has layers of caramel, pecans, and chocolate. So easy and decadent.

We pulled into the grocery store parking lot and my 20-month-old daughter said in a singing voice, “We’re ho-ome.”


See I try to go to the store only once a week. I have a list. A meticulous, planned out by meal list. Yet every single time I pull into my driveway I realize I forgot one item that I needed. It’s gotten
so bad that I scout out the cashiers to make sure it wasn’t one that I had recently. If I could I would forgo the stop at the bakery for the kid’s free cookie (they know me by name too), but quite frankly that’s the only thing that gives me five minutes of peace to shop before things start getting crazy.

So now my toddler thinks the grocery store is her home. Another reason my children will need therapy someday.

Praline Turtle Pie - Layers of caramel, pecans, and chocolate. So easy and decadent. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comLet me just say that this Praline Turtle Pie was surprising delightful. Obviously you have to like nuts because it’s pretty much a nut pie. And depending on what’s going on in pecan farmland you may or may not have to sell your first born to get the 3 1/2 cups of pecans called for in this pie. Right now pecans aren’t that expensive…at least here in Florida they aren’t. This pie has pecans, caramel, and chocolate in pie crust. Simple but seriously good.Praline Turtle Pie - Layers of caramel, pecans, and chocolate. So easy and decadent. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comPromise me you’ll eat it with a dallop of fresh whipped cream. It completely makes it a full bodied taste sensation.

Praline Turtle Pie
Prep Time
22 hrs 1 min
Cook Time
22 hrs 1 min
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 36 caramels about 14 ounces
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Unroll pie crust onto a 9" pie pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Line the pie crust with foil and bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5-6 minutes longer or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. In a large saucepan, combine caramels and 1/2 cup cream and cook over medium-low heat until caramels are melted. Stir in pecans.
  5. Spread filling evenly into crust.
  6. In a microwave safe bowl add the chocolate chips and butter. Microwave in 30 second increments until smooth and melted, stirring in between. Using a fork, drizzle pecans with melted chocolate.
  7. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  8. You must serve with whipped cream! It cuts the sweetness and makes the pie.
Recipe Notes
Source: adapted from Taste of Home

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  1. Your daughter sounds adorable! And I love nutty desserts – this one looks delicious 🙂

  2. I promise you Christy, I will gladly eat this with whipped cream. Looks fabulous!

    I certainly feel like I live at the grocery store, and I start to worry since the workers there call me by my first name! :/

  3. That looks so divine! I love turtle cheesecake, and I’m sure this is fantastic! We have the same grocery store issues!

  4. Mmmm! This pie totally steals my heart!

  5. This is the best kind of nut pie I have ever laid eyes on!!! And yes the fresh whipped cream is necessary!!

  6. Christy this pie looks SO good! I love nuts, so yes – I’m all about this dessert.

    Also – I, too, live at the grocery store.

  7. That’s too funny! You never know what kids may. The pie looks super yummy and sounds easy to make. Gotta try it!

  8. This looks amazing! Pecans, Chocolate, and Caramel – three of my favorite things! Yum!

  9. This pie looks amazing! I always feel like I live at the grocery store…always need that 1 extra thing!

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  11. My hubby would love me forever if I made this for him:) Thanks for sharing!

  12. Well this looks absolutely perfect. What time should I be there on Thursday?

  13. I just made this and I had barely enough caramel sauce to even coat the pecans. Next time I make it I will decrease the pecan amount.