sonny's pecan pie

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Sara Craven
from Maryville, TN

This recipe came from my cousin, he's baked it for his church every time something happens that calls for food. It's their most requested desert. It is also the best pecan pie I have ever tasted, or baked!

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients For sonny's pecan pie

  • 9" deep dish pie crust
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    dark corn syrup (karo)
  • 1/ c
    light corn syrup (karo)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3
    eggs
  • few drops
    maple flavoring (he says this is the secret ingredient)
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans
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How To Make sonny's pecan pie

  • 1
    Add sugar and butter to medium saucepan.
  • 2
    Heat on low long enough to dissolve sugar and melt butter.
  • 3
    Add beaten eggs to the butter and sugar. Mix well.
  • 4
    Add vanilla.
  • 5
    Add chopped pecans to the mixture.
  • 6
    Heat until it just begins to bubble. Set aside and let cool for about 10 minutes.
  • 7
    Add few drops of maple flavoring.
  • 8
    Pour into prepared pie crust.
  • 9
    Bake at 350 for one hour and 10 minutes. After 10-15 minutes, put foil around the crust to prevent over browning.
  • 10
    Shake pie to test, if middle is soft, bake a few minutes longer.
  • 11
    Let sit for one hour before cutting.

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