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Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Allie Cleath
Added: Monday, December 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c white corn syrup
1 c dark brown sugar
1/3 t salt
1/3 c melted butter
1 t vanilla
3 whole eggs, slightly beaten
1 heaping cup of shelled pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Combine syrup, sugar, salt, melted butter
and vanilla. Add eggs; mix well. Sprinkle pecans into an unbaked 9 inch pie shell. Pour on the filling. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for abou 45 minutes. Serve topped with whipped cream or ice cream

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Taken from the LA Times Dear Abby column of November 28, 1974. Dear Abby got the recipe from the chef at the Phoenix Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.This is a favorite dessert at our family Thanksgiving celebration.

 

 

 

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