Never-Fail Pecan Pie Recipe
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Never-Fail Pecan Pie Recipe

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This incredible pecan pie recipe came from my mother-in-law. Her pies were a were a hit everywhere she took them and I never saw anyone not enjoy each mouthful! She was kind enough to pass this recipe on to me, and it's one that I really enjoy making. —Beverly Materne, Reeves, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 401 calories, 18g fat (4g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, salt, eggs, corn syrup and vanilla. Stir in pecans. Pour into pastry shell. Cover pastry edges with foil to prevent excess browning.
  2. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Never-Fail Pecan Pie in Reminisce Spring 1991, p37

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joypmb User ID: 8674925 240160
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2015

"Well, it did not set up. So I would say this is a failing recipe. I should have used one that had reviews. I followed the recipe exactly and it is still the same consistency as when I put it in the oven."

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