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Pecan Pie Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Frozen Pie Crust
1 Cup Pecan Halves
2 Tablespoon Butter
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Dark Corn Syrup
1 Tablespoon Dark Rum
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
3 Large Eggs
Whipped Cream

Directions:
Directions:

With thawed frozen Pie Crust, remove from plastic.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cover prepared pie shell with parchment, leaving a bit of overhang/Bake for 15 minutes. and bake crust until golden brown. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine pecans with 1 tablespoon butter and salt. Spread on a baking pan and toast until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine sugar, corn syrup, rum, vanilla, and remaining butter. Stir in eggs. Add toasted pecans. Pour filling into cooled piecrust.
Bake on the bottom rack until the center of the pie feels gelatin-like when pressed with the back of a spoon, 50 to 60 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A way to get to her husband's heart is to bake this, because it was his favorite pie!

 

 

 

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