New And Improved Pecan Pie Recipe

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New and Improved Pecan Pie

Lori Loucas

By
@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!

Rating:
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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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 F
2Combine eggs, sugar, corn syrup and vanilla in a medium bowl then set this topping aside. This will be the top layer.
3In 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.
4Sprinkle the pecans evenly over the cream cheese mixture.
5Pour 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