Mom's Pecan Pie

JoSele Swopes


This has been a family favorite since I can remember. Pecan Pie to die for. I have tried other Pecan Pies but nothing matches this. It is very rich and melts in your mouth. My mother has had this recipe for many years.


★★★★★ 11 votes

6 to 8
30 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 large
  • 1 c
    corn syrup, dark kayro is best
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1
    pie shell uncooked

How to Make Mom's Pecan Pie


  1. Prepare pie shell whether it is homemade or bought. Must not be baked, set aside. Pre heat oven to 400* for pie. Yields one pie...
  2. In sauce pan on medium heat, melt butter, add sugar to dissolve, whip eggs with whisk add slowly to butter and egg mixture stirring constantly. Stir in dark corn syrup, stirring constantly till it comes to a full boil approximately 5 minutes. Pour into unbaked pie shell.
  3. Place pie into preheated 400* oven for 15 minutes, then pull out of over and set oven at 300*. Place Pecans on top of pie it will be foamy on top. Place pie back in to 300* oven for 45 minutes. Till done and take from oven to cool on pie rack or crossed knives, ENJOY..............Very Good....

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About Mom's Pecan Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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