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"Lazy T Farm" Favorite Caramel-Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Catherine Thomas-Thrasher
Added: Thursday, January 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 unbaked pieshell (refrigerated piecrust)
28 caramels
1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. water
3/4 c. sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 tsp.vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. coarsely chopped pecan, toasted
Chocolate dipped pecans
(Optional for topping)

Directions:
Directions:
Fit pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate, fold edges and crimp. Prick bottom and sides of piecrust with a fork. Bake piecrust @ 400 for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a rack.

Combine caramels, butter and 1/4 cup water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until caramels and butter are melted. Remove from heat.

Stir together sugar and next three ingredients. Stir into caramel mixture until thoroughly combined. Stir in chopped, toasted pecans. Pour into piecrust.

Bake pie @ 400 for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bake 20 minutes more, shielding edges of crust with foil to prevent excessive browning.

Remove pie to rack to cool. Top with chocolate dipped pecans if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A real favorite at Family gatherings.

 

 

 

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