Ella's Pecan Pie

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Tara Guthrie Lucas

By
@TaraCooks

My mother got this recipe from her friend, Ella, many years ago when I was a child. We have always used this recipe for a pecan pie that is just right and not overly sweet. You'll want seconds!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 c
light brown sugar
2
eggs, well beaten
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
karo light corn syrup
1 1/2 c
pecan halves
1
9-inch pie shell (uncooked - i use pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts)

How to Make Ella's Pecan Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light.
  • 2Add eggs, then flour, salt, vanilla, corn syrup, and pecans. Mix well by hand.
  • 3Pour into pie shell and bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees F. Then reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake for 30 minutes. Cool completely before serving.

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About Ella's Pecan Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy