Simmie's Pecan Pie

Southern Living
Makes 1 (9-inch) pie


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3 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup dark corn syrup
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 unbaked (9-inch) pastry shell


Stir together eggs and sugar until blended. Stir in corn syrup and next 3 ingredients. Stir in chopped pecans. Pour mixture into pastry shell. Place pie on a baking sheet.

Bake at 400° on lower oven rack for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°, and bake 40 to 45 minutes, shielding with aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning, if necessary.

Created date

December 2001