Ella's Pecan Pie

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Tara Guthrie Lucas

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@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

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  • 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

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light.
  2. Add eggs, then flour, salt, vanilla, corn syrup, and pecans. Mix well by hand.
  3. Pour 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




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