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Classic Pecan Pie

This classic pecan pie recipe is so good, you'll definitely want to include it in your holiday baking.
pecan pie piece with whipped cream on top
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5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust recipe
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup light corn syrup (312 grams)
  • cup packed light or dark brown sugar (142 grams)
  • cup unsalted butter , melted (75 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ cup pecan halves (250 grams)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Roll out one half (see Note) of the prepared pie dough on a lightly floured surface, into a rough 15-inch circle. Transfer to a 9-inch pie dish and trim edges to a 1-inch overhang. Tuck overhang under and use your thumb and finger to create a crimped edge. Place pie shell on the prepared sheet pan.
  • In bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, or in a bowl with a hand mixer, combine the eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Mix on medium high speed until well combined. Stir in the pecans.
  • Gently pour the mixture into the prepared pie shell. Bake until the edges are completely set and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 45-55 minutes. Let cool before serving, serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal, Carbohydrates: 62g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 82mg, Sodium: 143mg, Potassium: 80mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 51g, Vitamin A: 325IU, Calcium: 38mg, Iron: 1mg
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