Plantation Pecan Pie-mr Tom,s Recipe

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Plantation Pecan Pie-Mr Tom,s Recipe

Mary R Morris

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MR Tom, gave me this recipe some years back.It makes two pies,but I sometimes cut it in half.I have made mini pecan pies with it..I use to go to a Mon and Pop resturant and they servied this pie ,or one like it .Frankly his is better......I am not a lover of meringue ,but this is one that works well....I have made this with Walnuts....


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Serves:

8-16-Depends if you make one or two pies

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2-9 inch pie crust baked
4-cups of pecans
5 large eggs ,separated
2 cups of sugar
4-tbls. flour for thickening
2 cups of whole milk
1tbs.vanilla extract
pinch of salt -
1/4 tsp.cream of tartar
1tbs.sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1-Preheat oven to 300 degrees
2
2-Lightly toast pecans,before grinding in food processor.(I just chop mine.)
3
3-Separate eggs.In small bowl,beat egg yolks ,and add 2 cups of sugar gradually
4
4-Add flour and milk alternately.Cook mixture over low heat in medium saucepan,stirring constantly ,untill mixture thickens.
5
5-Remove from heat .Beat in pecans,vanilla and salt.
6
6.Pour mixture into baked pie crust
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7-Bake for 12 to 15 minutes
8
8-Prepare meringue by beating egg whites,cream of tartar and 1 teaspoon sugar untill stiff peaks form.Spread over pecan filling .bake at 400 degrees ,just untill meringue is golden....
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Personal note::::I often sprinkle a vew Pecans on top of the meringue,after the meringue is baked ....I sometime will take 4 pecan halfs and place in a circle,to let folks know it is Pecan pie...

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy