Festive Pecan Pie
Folks always ooh and aah when I serve this rich pie at special events. —Patti Astle, Baraboo, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
- 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
- 1 large 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
- 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.
- 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 in the center comes out clean. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 459 calories, 24g fat (8g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Festive Pecan Pie in Cooking for 2 Winter 2006