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Pecan Pie for Two

 Pecan Pie for Two
PECAN PIE was always requested by the family for special occasions. When we became empty nesters, it was hard to give up some of our family favorites when we found that leftovers were too much for the two of us. Smaller recipes were hard to come by, so I was delightful to find this one. Now we can have pecan pie - fresh - just for the two of us. -Noreen Johnson, Leesburg, Florida
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • 1 teaspoon cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening and butter until
  • crumbly. Add water, tossing with a fork until a ball forms. Roll out
  • pastry to fit an 18-oz. baking dish. Press onto the bottom and up
  • the sides of the dish.
  • Combine filling ingredients; mix well. Pour into pastry shell. Bake
  • at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 504 calories, 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 292 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.