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Monday, February 28, 2011

Pecan Pie (2 ways)

1st way:
1 stick butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup karo syrup
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup chopped pecans
1 unbaked 9" pie shell

In a saucepan, melt butter but don't let it brown.  Mix in the sugar and corn syrup and cook, stirring over med. heat until the sugar dissolves.  Stir in the eggs.  Mix well.  Stir in the pecans. Pour into the pie shell and bake for 1 hour @ 375 degrees or until firm when shaken.

2nd way: Golden Pecan Pie
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. all purpose flour
1/2 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1 1/4 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
1 3/4 cup pecan halves or broken pecans
2 tbsp butter or margarine melted
pie crust

Heat oven to 375 deg F.  Place pie crust in 9" glass pie pan .  In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, flour, corn syrups, vanilla and eggs until well blended.  Stir in pecans and butter.  Pour into crust lined pan.  Bake 40-50 minutes or until filling is puffed and pie crust is golden brown.

*Ty likes this recipe the best.  He also likes to add a few extra pecans (chopped and halves, about 2 cups total) and a handful of chocolate chips.

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