Festive Pecan Pie Recipe
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Festive Pecan Pie Recipe

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“Folks always ooh and ahh when I serve this rich pie at special events,” confirms Patti Astle from Baraboo, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 5 teaspoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 459 calories, 24g fat (8g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Cut pastry sheet in half. Repackage and refrigerate one half for another use. On a lightly floured surface, roll out remaining half into an 8-in. circle. Transfer to a 7-in. pie plate; flute edges.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the next six ingredients until well mixed. Stir in the pecans. Pour into pie shell. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Festive Pecan Pie in Cooking for 2 Winter 2006, p43

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KY_Cook User ID: 1619535 73571
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

"I really enjoyed this pie, as did my family and guests. Will be making it often :)"

Mudhart34a User ID: 3745791 56385
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

"A very quick and easy recipe. No leftovers, just the right amount!"

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