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Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherri Ballinger
Added: Saturday, December 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
3 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 to 2 cups pecan halves
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon good-quality bourbon
1 (9-inch) deep-dish pie shell, unbaked

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar and melted butter. Add the corn syrup, eggs, pecans, and bourbon, and stir until all ingredients are combined. Pour mixture into an unbaked pie shell, and place on a heavy-duty cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Lower the oven temperature to 350 degrees F, and continue to bake for an additional 25 minutes or until pie is set. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Mama Tolbert's recipe, but I personally like to use Light Karo syrup instead of the dark syrup.

 

 

 

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