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Mexican Pecan Pie




  1. Cream 6 tablespoons butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla extract and beat in egg yolks until creamy.
  2. In a separate bowl, with very clean beaters, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, continuing to beat. Fold 1/3 of the egg whites into the yolk mixture. Add this to the remaining whites and fold in. Mix nuts with flour and fold into egg mixture. Pour evenly into a buttered 8 inch pie plate. Smooth the top.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F until it tests done with a knife inserted near the middle, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes. Turn out of pan onto rack.
  5. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon butter and honey. Bring to a bubbling boil. Cool slightly and pour over pie while it is still warm.
  6. To serve, cut into wedges and top with whipped cream and a light dusting of cinnamon.


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