Festive Pecan Pie Recipe
“Folks always ooh and ahh when I serve this rich pie at special events,” confirms Patti Astle from Baraboo, Wisconsin.
- 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
- 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.
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.
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