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old fashion pecan pie

Recipe by
Julie Merlich
San Diego, CA

This southern recipe has been in my family for generations. The holidays would not be complete without it. This recipe is easy to make, and delicious everytime

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For old fashion pecan pie

  • 1 lg
    cold unbaked pie crust, store bought or homemade
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    karo dark syrup
  • 1 pinch
  • 2 c
    crushed pecans
  • 3 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 stick
    butter (not margarine)

How To Make old fashion pecan pie

  • 1
    in a medium saucepan, boil sugar, Karo syrup, and salt until it is rumbling softly and clear. Remove from heat
  • 2
    Add butter and stir. Mix in crushed pecans. Beat in 3 beaten eggs and vanilla.
  • 3
    Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees approximately 1 hour, until the top puffs up and cracks. Cool to room temperature