Pecan Pie

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Total Time:
2. 5 hours
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 2 - eggs, beaten.
  • 1 cup - all purpose flour.
  • 1 tbsp and 1 tsp - white sugar.
  • 1/3 cup - butter, chilled.
  • 2 tbsp and 2 tsp - ice water.
  • 1/2 cup - light Corn syrup.
  • 1 tbsp and 1 tsp - dark Corn syrup.
  • 1/2 cup - light brown sugar.
  • 2 tbsp - butter, melted.
  • 1/3 cup - pecans, finely crushed.
  • 2/3 cup - pecans, quartered.
  • 2/3 cup - Pecan halves.
  • 1/2 tsp - salt.

How to Make Pecan Pie

  • To make crust:
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt and white sugar.
  • Cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Gradually sprinkle the water over the dry mixture, stirring until dough comes together enough to form a ball.
  • On a floured surface flatten dough ball with rolling pin.
  • Roll out into a circle that is one inch larger than pie dish.
  • Place pie shell into dish and refrigerate until pie filling is complete.
  • To make pie filling:
  • In a medium bowl, mix together eggs, light and dark corn syrups, brown sugar, butter, salt and finely crushed pecans.
  • Spread quartered pecans over bottom of refrigerated pie crust.
  • Pour syrup mixture over top of pecans, then arrange pecan halves on top of pie.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for one hour or until firm.
  • Let cool for one hour before serving.