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Never-Fail Pecan Pie Recipe

Never-Fail Pecan Pie Recipe

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 YIELD: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)


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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