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Picnic Pecan Pie

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Makes

8 servings

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!

Ingredients

  • Dough for single-crust pie
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 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

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim crust to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge.
  2. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in corn syrup, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt. Add pecans and mix well; pour into crust. Cover edge loosely with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 441 calories, 22g fat (6g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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