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Southern Pecan Pie

No recipe image available.Without question, this is one of the best versions of classic Southern pecan pie around.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust*
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups pecan halves
3 large eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
Sweetened whipped cream as accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Prepare pastry and set aside.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients, except pecans, in large bowl and mix well. Stir in pecans. Pour into prepared unbaked pastry shell.
  3. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until set. When done a knife inserted in center should come out clean. Cool on wire rack completely before serving.
  4. Serve with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.