New And Improved Pecan Pie Recipe

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New and Improved Pecan Pie

Lori Loucas

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@jostlori

Pecan pie is fabulous just plain and simple. But this version, with a cream cheese layer on the bottom, is just over the top! From chefmeow in Garland, Texas. A fine use of Texas pecans!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

TOPPING LAYER:

3
eggs
1/4 c
sugar
1 c
light corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla extract

CREAM CHEESE LAYER:

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/3 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg
1
unbaked deep dish pie shell
1 1/4 c
pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 F
2
Combine eggs, sugar, corn syrup and vanilla in a medium bowl then set this topping aside. This will be the top layer.
3
In a separate medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, salt, vanilla and egg until smooth. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the pie shell and smooth the top.
4
Sprinkle the pecans evenly over the cream cheese mixture.
5
Pour topping from Step 2 over the pecans and bake for 45 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Texas