Pecan Pie

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
25 mins
Bake:
45 mins 350°F
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Pecan Pie

Ingredients
1
recipe Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (see recipe below)
3
eggs, slightly beaten
1
cup corn syrup
2/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4
cups pecan halves or chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare and roll out pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Trim; crimp edge as desired.
  2. For filling, combine eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in pecan halves.
  3. Place the pastry-lined pie plate on the oven rack. Carefully pour the filling into the pastry shell.
  4. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of the pie with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate within 2 hours. Makes 8 slices.

From the Test Kitchen

Chocolate Pecan Pie:

Prepare as above, except before adding the filling to the pastry-lined pie plate, pat 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces onto bottom of pastry shell. Pour filling over the top of the chocolate pieces.

Per slice: 581 cal., 33 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 101 mg chol., 205 mg sodium, 71 g carbo., 3 g fiber, 7 g pro.

Daily Values: 7% vit. A, 3% calcium,11% iron

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 3 1/2 Other Carbo., 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat, 5 1/2 Fat

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

Ingredients

1 1/4
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup shortening
4
tablespoons cold water

Directions

  1. Stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon of the water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten dough. Roll dough from center to edge into a circle about 12 inches in diameter.

Nutrition Facts

(Pecan Pie)
    Per serving:
  • 536 kcal cal.,
  • 31 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 7 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 15 g monounsatured fat),
  • 101 mg chol.,
  • 205 mg sodium,
  • 64 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 49 g sugar,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Related Categories

Chocolate Desserts, Desserts, Pies
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