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Sue's Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susie Lanier
Added: Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Eggs, Slightly Beaten
1/2 Stick Butter, Melted
1/4 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Dark Corn Syrup
1/2 Tsp. Salt
1/2 Tsp. Vanilla
1 1/4 Cups Pecans, Chopped

Crust:
1 Cup Flour
1/2 Tsp. Salt
1/2 Tsp. Sugar
6 Tbsp. Shortening
5-6 Tbsp. Ice Water

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ingredients in order given; add pecans last. Pour into crust and bake at 400 oven for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 325 and bake for 40 minutes.

To make crust: Mix flour, salt and sugar. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until crumbly. Add water to form ball. Roll on floured surface.

 

 

 

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