A slice of pecan pie on a white plate with a fork.
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Pecan Pie

This easy Pecan Pie Recipe is so delicious it will convert even the biggest skeptics!  The caramel-like pie filling makes this pie one of my all-time favorites!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 Homemade pie crust my recipe makes 2 crusts, so you can freeze the other crust, or cut the recipe in half.
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup salted butter , melted
  • 3 eggs , beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans

Instructions

  • Prepare my perfect pie crust recipe, up to step 9.
  • In a large bowl, combine the sugar, brown sugar, salt, corn syrup, butter, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Next, pour the chopped pecans into the bottom of your unbaked pie crust.
  • Then pour the sugar syrup mixture over the top of the pecans.
  • Bake at 350 for about 50 minutes.  After about 30 minutes of cooking, check the pie and as the edges or the crust start to brown, put a large piece of GREASED tinfoil over the top of the pie. (I just spray mine with cooking spray so that the pie filling doesn't stick to it).
  • You will know your pie is finished when you can shake it gently and it is not overly jiggly.  If it jiggles a lot when shaking, continue cooking until the center is more set!

Notes

To Make Ahead:
Bake the pie 1-3 days in advance, allow it to completely cool, then cover and store it in the refrigerator. I like to remove it from the fridge at least one hour before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.6mg