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APPAPA'S FAVORITE PECAN PIE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cheryl Harding

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Large Eggs - 4
Dark Brown Sugar, Firmly Packed - 1 Cup
Dark Corn Syrup - 3/4 Cup
Salt - 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsalted Butter, Melted and Cooled Slightly - 1/4 Cup
Vanilla - 1 Teaspoon
Pecans, Chopped - 2 Cups
Unbaked Pie Crust - 1--9 Inch
Pecan Halves - 3/4 Cup

Directions:
Directions:
*Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
*In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs well. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, salt,melted butter and the vanilla to the bowl. Whisk until mixture is well combined.
*Line a 9 inch pie pan with prepared pie crust.
*Sprinkle chopped pecans into the pie crust, then add the egg mixture. Arrange the pecan halves in a decorative pattern on top of the filling.
*Bake in the center of the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees and continue to bake 25-30 minutes or until the filling is firm in the center and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Every time I make pecan pie I think of Appapa and how much he liked it...even though he wasn't suppose to eat sugar.

 

 

 

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