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Simmie's Pecan Pie

Yield Makes 1 (9-inch) pie


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.