Classic Pecan Pie

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

The classic pecan pie, with pie crust leaves decorating the edges.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • FIT 1 pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate according to package directions. Trim pastry even with edge of pie plate. Cut remaining pie crust into leaf shapes using a small cookie or canape cutter. Attach leaves to rim of pastry using water, and press firmly to secure. Cover loosely, and freeze 30 minutes
  • COOK sugar, corn syrup, and butter in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and butter melts; cool slightly. Stir in eggs, vanilla, and salt. Pour into crust. Arrange pecan halves in circles on top of pie.
  • BAKE at 325 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes.

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