Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie Recipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson, Tina Cornett; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Pecan pie is the quintessential southern dessert for a reason. That warm, sweet filling along with the crunch of the nuts creates a treat to drool over.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 40 Minutes


1/2 (15-oz.) package refrigerated piecrusts
3 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups pecan halves
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs


1. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch pieplate according to package directions. Fold edges under, and crimp.

2. Whisk together eggs and next 5 ingredients until thoroughly blended. Stir in pecans. Pour mixture into piecrust.

3. Bake at 350° on lower rack 40 minutes or until pie is set, shielding edges with aluminum foil after 15 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve with Walter's Ultimate Vanilla Ice Cream, if desired. Garnish, if desired.


Walter Royal,

The Angus Barn, Raleigh, North Carolina,

November 2006
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