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Buttery Pecan Pie



  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups pecans, chopped
  • 9-inch unbaked pie shell
  • 1/3 cup (about 25) nice looking pecan halves


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Beat eggs well in a large bowl.
  3. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, salt, melted butter and vanilla extract to eggs; mix thoroughly.
  4. Sprinkle chopped pecans in pie shell.
  5. Pour egg mixture over pecans.
  6. Arrange pecan halves around edge of filling next to crust for decoration.
  7. Bake on middle rack of oven for 10 minutes.
  8. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F and continue baking for 25 to 30 minutes, until set.
  9. Serve at room temperature.


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