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Mom"s Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katha Walter
Added: Saturday, August 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For One 9" pie crust:
1 cup sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening
3 to 4 tbsp. water

For Filling: Beat first six ingredients together and fold in the pecan halves. Bake at 375 40-50 mins.
3 eggs
2/3 c. sugar
1/3 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter (melted)
1 c. dark corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
For Pie Crust:
Mix together flour and salt, cut in shortening with a pastry blender, sprinkle water and mix lightly until you can form a ball. Flour your surface and rolling pin. Handle dough gently and roll out, being sure that you are able to move it around. Use more flour if necessary. Using a spatula loosen the dough, and gently fold in half. Place in pie pan and unfold.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
The filling is quick, the pastry longer
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is always requested at Thanksgiving. Enjoy and don't worry about the calories.

 

 

 

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