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Classic Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melissa Stump

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1 cup dark or light corn syrup, as preferred
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
1/2 cup whole pecans
1 9-inch pie crust

Directions:
Directions:
Place crust in 9 inch greased pie plate and freeze while preheating oven to 350 and preparing filling. In a large bowl stir eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla until well blended. Stir in chopped pecans. Pour into frozen pie crust. (Freezing the crust prevents its over-cooking while the filling gets done) Top with whole pecan in decorative pattern. Bake 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between center and edge come out clean. Cool on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Approx 1 hour and 10 mins.

 

 

 

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