Pecan Pie

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 2,966
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3 or 4 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 teaspoon salt
whole pecans for garnish
1 pint whipped heavy cream for garnish
Pie Crust recipe


Cream 1/3 cup butter with 1 cup brown sugar. Beat in 1 egg at a time. Stir in 1 cup light corn syrup, 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Fill the pie shell with the mixture. Preheat the oven to 375°F and bake for about 35–40 minutes. When the pie is set and cooled, decorate the top with pecan halves and garnish with whipped cream around the entire edge. The whipped cream may be further trimmed with tiny leaves cut from small pieces of leftover pie dough and baked.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 2,966
Calories from Fat: 1,909

This Pecan Pie recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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