Category Archives: Pies

TRADITIONAL PECAN PIE II

Ingredients:

1 cup pecan halves or pieces
4 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1 tablespoon pecan oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
Unbaked pie crust

Directions:

Mix eggs, sugar, salt, corn syrup, pecan oil and vanilla together. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour filling into pan and top with pecans. Place pie into oven and reduce heat to 350 degrees. Bake for 40-50 minutes. Cool.

TRADITIONAL PECAN PIE

Ingredients:

1 cup pecan halves or pieces
4 eggs, beaten slightly
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup pecan oil
1 dash cinnamon
1 dash salt
1 cup light corn syrup
Unbaked pie crust

Directions:

Beat eggs. Add remaining ingredients including pecans. Pour into 9-inch unbaked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until knife inserted halfway between center and edge comes out clean.

CRUSTY PECAN PIE

Ingredients:

1 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons pecan oil
3 eggs
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup or more chopped pecans (or place pecan halves on pie)
1 unbaked pie crust

Directions:

Boil for one minute the sugar, corn syrup and pecan oil. Beat eggs slightly, add hot syrup. Beating until well mixed, add vanilla. Mix flour and one tablespoon sugar together; put in bottom of unbaked pie crust. Pour in filling; top with pecans. Bake in preheated oven at 425 degrees for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until firm in center.

CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE

Ingredients:

1 package (8 ounces) semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 refrigerated pie crust
2 tablespoons pecan oil
3 eggs slightly beaten
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup light or dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups pecan halves or large pieces

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coarsely chop 4 squares of the chocolate and set aside. Line 9-inch pie plate as directed on package with pie crust. Microwave remaining 4 squares of chocolate and pecan oil in large microwavable bowl on high 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Brush bottom of pie crust with small amount of beaten egg. Stir sugar, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla into chocolate mixture until well blended. Stir in pecans and chopped chocolate. Pour into pie crust. Bake 55 minutes or until knife inserted 2 inches from edge comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Makes 8 servings.
Servings: 8