Jackie Wooley Recipe

Fried Pecan Pies

By Jackie Wooley Skettie


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6-10
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If you like fried pies, you'll like these. They are worth the effort it takes. My preacher's wife requests them for every function we have. Its like a bite sized pecan pie Yum,

Ingredients

1 c
dark corn syrup
1 c
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/3 c
melted (real) butter
1 tsp
vanilla
3
large eggs
1 1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans
2 box
ready to use pie crusts
oil for frying
2 Tbsp
vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large saucepan add all ingredents Except crust, oil and vinegar. Bring to a boil, cook until slightly thick. Cool Slightly
2
Cut pie crust into 4"-6" circles. Put 1 TBSP filling in center of crust. Fold over and crimp crust.
3
Heat oil with vinegar(vinegar keeps the pie from absorbing to much oil, you will not taste it I promise. Fry on one side til golden brown, flip and fry til golden. Drain on paper toweling(or brown paper bag)
4
sprinkle with powdered sugar, or dip in galze.
Glaze is 1 cup powder sugar dash vanilla and enough water to make a thin glaze

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Snacks
Hashtags: #butter, #pecans

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8 Comments

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Billie Jo Matthews billiejomatthews
Nov 28, 2012
Can these be baked instead of fried?
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Barb Claesson bobbij
Dec 17, 2011
Thanks Jackie...cannot wait to make them...I love pecans
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Jackie Wooley Skettie
Dec 16, 2011
Barb sorry its taken so long to get back, I've had a couple of deaths in my family, and haven't been on here. I usually put a couple of drops of water in the oil when it starts popping or sizzleing its usually hot enough.
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Barb Claesson bobbij
Nov 23, 2011
How hot should the oil be?
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Gail Welch sugarshack
Nov 20, 2011
These sound delicious! Thanks for the tip about the vinegar.