Pecan Pie Recipe

2013-05-15
pecan pie recipe
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  • Yield : 1 - 9" pie
  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    439
  • Calories from Fat

    218
  • Total Fat

    24.2g
  • Saturated Fat

    7.0g
  • Cholesterol

    82mg
  • Sodium

    200mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    56.0g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1.5g
  • Sugars

    28.2g
  • Protein

    4.1g
  • Vitamin A

    6%
  • Vitamin C

    0%
  • Calcium

    2%
  • Iron

    6%
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This is my best pecan pie recipe and may just make the perfect pie.

I LOVE pecan pie! Okay, it may be one of the sweetest pies going, but you really do only need a small slice to enjoy, so a little goes a long way.

Perfect Pecan Pie Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 1 single pie crust
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted butter

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Step 2

Prepare pastry according to directions for an unbaked pie shell. Place the pastry into a 9" pie pan.

Step 3

Spread the pecans over the pastry. Combine the eggs, sugar, com syrup and melted butter. Beat together well. Pour the mixture over the pecans.

Step 4

Bake on lower oven rack for 30 minutes or just until set.

Did You Know?…

Southern pecan pie always seemed to me like a recipe that would be difficult to make.

How do you create that luscious thick, sweet sauce that the pecans float on? Well, as it happens, the ingredients just combine and thicken as they cook. Not difficult at all.

This pie is perfect for entertaining or on a buffet table with other desserts.

Everyone loves this sweet treat and it is considered a more elegant pie, so guests really appreciate it.

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  1. posted by Karen Ciancio on July 10, 2013

    Easiest Maple Sugar Pie

    Originally submitted to Cookingnook.com by Andre from Montreal, QC, Canada
     
    This recipe, easiest maple sugar pie, was introduced to me by Uncle. It’s a favourite of mine anytime I have a can of maple syrup on hand. Takes seconds to prepare, and cooks easy.
     
    Ingredients:
    1 can of maple syrup (500ml or 2 cups)
    1 can of Sweet Condensed Milk (Eagle Brand Type – 300 ml 1 1/4 cups)
    2 regular pie crusts (Either store bought or homemade)
     
    Steps:
    Pre-cook the pie crusts, and let them cool.
     
    Mix the can of maple syrup and sweet condensed milk thoroughly in a bowl. Pour the mixture into both pie shells and cook for about 35 minutes (until set) in a 350°F oven (pre-heated of course)
     
    Let them cool and enjoy with a tall glass of milk. This makes a maple pie that isn’t too sweet and it’s a no brainer, making the easiest maple sugar pie I know of.

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    Excellent
    by: Philippe

    We made these pies this week. The best Maple Sugar Pie I’ve had since my first slice in Quebec City many years ago. Thanks!
    (And it’s easy to make!) We used #3 (dark) Maple Syrup for a stronger taste.

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