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Basic Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Wilson
Added: Saturday, March 5, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 nine inch pie shell - uncooked
2 c. chopped pecans
3/4 c. dark Karo syrup
1/2 c. dark brown sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
4 tbsp. unsalted butter
2 tbsp. bourbon
3 large eggs, beaten

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients well and pur into pie shell. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 degrees and bake for 35-40 minutes. Let cool at least one hour before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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