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Millionaire Bean Pie
A spicy dessert made with cooked pinto beans, spices, brown sugar, and other ingredients. Tastes like a delicious sweet potato pie. Excellent warm or cold. Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time
2.5 hours

Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2.5 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a blender, add cooked pinto beans, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract, melted butter and sweetened condensed milk.
  3. Pulse once or twice OR until smooth. Stir in shredded carrots (if using). Set aside.
  4. Add filling to prepared pie crusts (instructions below).
  5. Bake 30 to 40 minutes. Filling will be jiggle slightly. Will firm as it cools.
  6. Cool baked pie 10 minutes before serving. If desired, sprinkle each serving with a pinch of kosher salt (optional). Serve warm or cold.
Pie Crusts
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place each pie crust (homemade or store-bought) in a pie pan. Generously pierce bottom and sides with a fork.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes in a glass pan and 8 minutes in an aluminum pan OR until puffy.
Recipe Notes

How to Prepare Pinto Beans

  1.  Remove/discard debris from pinto beans.
  2.  Soak 1 hour.
  3.  Rinse thoroughly.
  4.  Cook pinto beans with chunks of ham or use my favorite brand of smoked pork ham  distributed by Royal Foods.  This a friendly mention.  Not a paid endorsement.

5.  Add 1 teaspoon of salt to pinto beans after cooking.  Stir until evenly distributed.  Well seasoned pinto beans are delicious as is and in this recipe.

6.  If using my favorite Hurst Beans brand of pinto beans, do not use Ham Flavor packet.  Save for later.