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
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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 piece equals 459 calories, 24 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g 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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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

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

Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

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

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