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pecan pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

My Aunt Lucille submitted this recipe for our family cookbook. I prefer to use the light Karo but either way it is good. My mother also made this pie for many years, now my husband makes them. I just gave him the recipe and a few pointers. This is the easiest pie to make. Great for beginners.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pecan pie

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark or light karo (corn syrup)
  • 3 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    butter or oleo (melted preferably)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped or whole pecans
  • 2 dash
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell- reg (i used a deep dish)

How To Make pecan pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 2
    Beat eggs. Add other ingredients and mix well.
  • 3
    Pour into unbaked pie shell. Place foil around crust to keep edges from burning. Bake until firm-about 45 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely before serving.