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Pecan Pie

Updated on March 1, 2009

Pecan Pie Recipe

Pecan Pie Recipe

The pecan is a native American nut from the pecan tree. Pecan trees are widely grown in Oklahoma, Georgia, and Texas, Pecans have a smooth oval tan and brown shell that contains two deeply crinkled lobes of golden brown nut meat. The flavor of the pecan is sweet and delicate but also rich and buttery. Shelled pecans can be purchased in halves or chopped in supermarkets or at roadside stands in some parts of the country. Unshelled pecans are at their peak during autum months.

And while shelled pecans are great for eating they are most prized for their contribution to they make to pies, cakes and candy. Below is one of if not the best pecan pie recipe you will ever eat. Follow the recipe and you will habe one of the best pecan pies you will ever eat.

Pecan Pie Recipe

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Pecan Pie Recipe

2 Pie Crusts, you can find them in the supermarket. These are the ones that are already in the tin pans ready to be baked.

8 Large Eggs

1 1/2 Cups Of Sugar

2 Cups Of Light Corn Syrup

1 Cup Margarine Melted

1/2 Cup Firmly Packed Light Brown Sugar

2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract

1 Teaspoon Salt

2 Cups Course Chopped Pecans

Whisk together your eggs and next 6 ingredients. Cook in a thick saucepan over low heat until very well blended stirring occasionally. Pour into your pie crusts dividing it between the two pie crusts. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until your pies are firmly set. About 25-35 minutes. I guarantee you that you will have the best pecan pie you will ever eat.

Whether its pronounced pih-KAHN pie, pih-KAN pie or even PEE-kan pie is up for debate but by any name pecan pie is simply delicious. And that's a fact. Its 100 percent delicious and 100 percent southern. Many people claim the first pecan pies were made in Savanna Georgia around 1740. Of that we can't be sure but we can be sure that Pecan Pie is one of the most delicious things you will ever eat. This sweet gooey pie is oh so delicious and if you've never tried it give the above recipe a try to let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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      6 months ago

      Hey. The recipe says 8 eggs and you put 2 eggs and I didn’t see where the flour was in the recipe .

      So do I do only 2 eggs ?

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      6 months ago

      Hey. Do you use a deep dish pie crust or regular at store ?


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