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Photo: Ralph Anderson, Tina Cornett; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Ralph Anderson, Tina Cornett; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Pecan Pie

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.

Southern Living NOVEMBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 40 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 1/2 (15-oz.) package refrigerated piecrusts
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted


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.


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