A super simple but absolutely delicious Southern Pecan Pie recipe. I make these for the holidays every year, and they are amazing! A gooey, caramel-like filling is topped with crunchy pecans, all in a perfect, flaky crust.
Southern Pecan Pie
This Southern Pecan Pie looks difficult to make, but believe me, it’s ridiculously simple and tastes amazing. I whipped this one up this morning right after I dropped the boys off at preschool and before Princess woke up from her nap! And Southern Pecan Pie is always a favorite during holiday family gatherings.
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Southern Pecan Pie Recipe
- pie crust unbaked. (Check out my No-Fail Pie Crust Recipe)
- 3 eggs beaten
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter melted
- 1 cup light brown sugar packed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
- Roll out pie crust and lay into a greased 9 inch pie pan.
- Combine eggs, corn syrup, butter, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl and whisk together.
- Stir in pecans.
- Pour mixture into pie shell.
- Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove pie from oven and cover crust with foil. Just cover the edges so the rest of the pie continues to bake without burning the crust. Place pie back in the oven for another 20-30 minutes. The outer edge of the pie will be puffed, and the inside will only be slightly jiggly.
- Cool completely before serving to allow to set.
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