Picnic Pecan Pie Recipe
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Picnic Pecan Pie Recipe

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Among the selection of homemade desserts at our family reunion, slices of this timeless treat disappeared fast. It's delectable topped with ice cream or whipped cream. Each bite delivers classic goodness!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 441 calories, 22 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Stir in the corn syrup, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt. Add pecans and mix well.
  2. Pour into pie shell. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 20 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Picnic Pecan Pie in Taste of Home June/July 1999, p37

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2014

"The family loved this and it was so easy! I made my own pie crust and I bet buying one makes it even easier."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2014

"We love pecan pie and this was super easy and yummy to make!"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2011

"This is a family favorite! They never want me to try another recipe. I get requests for the recipe all the time. And it's so easy!"

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