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Caramel Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Otto Lockwood
Added: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell
36 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
3/4 cup white sugar
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a saucepan over low heat, combine caramels, butter and milk. Cook, stirring frequently, until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt. Gradually mix in the melted caramel mixture. Stir in the pecans. Pour filling into unbaked pie crust.

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown. Allow to cool until filling is firm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My husband's favorite holiday pie!

 

 

 

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