cashew on the sweet side pie
If you’ve ever been to The Butcher, an eatery in New Orleans, you’ve seen this sweet little pie staring you right in the face when you check out. When I first saw that thing, I knew I was going to eat it. Then when I ate it, I knew I had to learn how to make it. Not necessarily because I like things with nuts, because I’m actually allergic (not deathly- obviously!). However, my daddy likes all things nuts and I knew he’d love it too! So sure enough, I made it, he loved it.
The original one at Butcher is made with peanuts. So you can switch it around how you’d like it. I used cashews just because! I love cashews.
It is a sweet little pie, so be ready!
5 tbsp butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 can condensed milk
Heat oven to 350
Heat up a sauté pan
Place nuts in there with no butter, and toast them for a minute or two until browned but careful not to burn them
Set them aside
Melt butter in a sauté pan
Add all other ingredients and bring to a boil
It will boil up and get really foaming/bubbly looking
Allow that to happen for about 5 minutes
Mix in nuts
Pour into pre-made pie shell
Bake for 35-40 minutes until set