A popular Southern dish, this pecan pie recipe with a buttery, rich filling will make a beautiful presentation at all your holiday gatherings.
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Author: Julie Clark
1/2cupdark brown sugar
1/4cupdark corn syrup(or light if you cannot find dark)
1 1/2teaspoonsvanilla extract
1 1/2cupschopped pecans
19 inch unbaked pie shell
1 1/2cupspecan halves(for topping the pie for a pretty presentation)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the sugars, corn syrup and butter. In a small bowl, mix together the water and cornstarch, then add it to the sugar & butter mixture.
Bring to a full boil, then remove from heat.
In a large bowl, beat eggs just until barely frothy. Be careful not to overbeat the eggs.
Gradually beat the cooked syrup mixture into the eggs.
Stir in salt, vanilla, and chopped pecans. Pour into pie shell.
Place pecan halves on top of the pie for a pretty presentation.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until filling is set.
Allow the pie to cool completely before slicing.
Top with whipped cream.
The calories shown are based on the pie being cut into 8 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of pie. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**