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pecan pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynn Clay
Portland, OR

This is my Mother's favorite pie.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pecan pie

  • 1
    pie shell
  • 1/2 c
    dark karo syrup
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4
  • 2 c
    whole pecans

How To Make pecan pie

  • 1
    Begin by melting the butter- Do Not Burn! While it is still hot, put in small mixing bowl and add syrup and sugar.
  • 2
    Mix with a wire whip until smooth (until sugar had dissolved).
  • 3
    Add the eggs and vanilla and whip for about two minutes
  • 4
    Pour this mixture into the pie shell and top with pecan halves
  • 5
    Bake at 325° for 50 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean
  • 6
    Cool in refrigerator before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

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