Idahos Pinto Bean Pie

Serves 8


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 heaping cup of mashed Pinto Beans*
  • 1 3/4 cups whole pecans 9 inch, unbaked pie shell

Preparation: Beat butter until creamy; add sugar, brown sugar and beaten eggs, beating well after each addition.
Add pinto beans and blend well. Pour into 9 inch, unbaked pie shell. Decorate top with whole pecans.
Bake at 375 degrees F. for 20 minutes, then at 350 degrees F. for an additional 25 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Notes: *1 1/2 cup cooked beans equals about 1 cup of mashed beans.