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Pecan Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pie dough (unbaked)
5 oz. sweet butter
1 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup light brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups pecan pieces
2 cups pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
Crust:
Roll out pie dough and place into pie plate.
Flute the edges.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Filling:
Preheat oven to 350.
Melt butter with the corn syrup and sugar in a heavy saucepan oven medium heat until sugar dissolves stirring often.
Remove from heat.
Let stand for 15 minutes to cool.
Using an electric mixer, beat eggs in a large bowl until pale yellow and fluffy for about 5 minutes.
Add the corn syrup mixture and beat for 1 minute.
Add vanilla and beat another 2 minutes.
Stir in the 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans .
Pour the mixture into the crust.
Arrange pecan halves along the top in concentric circles, covering the filings.
Bake until the filling is just set and cover with foil if it is browning to much about 50 minutes.
Cool and refrigerate until serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a wonderful pie with vanilla ice cream. A must for Thanksgiving.

 

 

 

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