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Mystery Pecan Pie

Ingredients

Pie Shell and Filling

  • Pastry for 9-inch one-crust pie
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans

Topping

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light or dark corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Prepare pastry.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 egg; beat at medium speed until well blended.
  4. Spread in bottom of pastry-lined pan.
  5. Sprinkle with pecans.
  6. In a small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; beat on medium speed just until blended.
  7. Gently pour topping over pecans.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is firm to touch.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers.