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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

My Favorite Pecan Pie

The day before Thanksgiving and time to start baking a few things including my favorite pie, PECAN!



My old standby recipe from years gone by....   

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Pecan Pie

desserts, pies

4 large eggs; lightly beaten
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup light corn syrup
2 tablespoon butter; melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
1 9" unbaked pastry shell

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a bowl beat eggs with sugar and salt. Add corn syrup, butter and vanilla and whisk until smooth and frothy. Scatter pecans evenly in bottom of pie shell and pour egg mixture on top. Bake until filling is set, about  1 hour. Cool 30 minutes.

Variation:  Chocolate-Pecan Pie.  Scatter 2 ounces chopped chocolate with pecans and stir 1/4 cup Grand Mariner liqueur into filling mixture.

Yield: 8 servings


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Wishing YOU a Happy Thanksgiving!!

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