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Pecan pie is a southern speciality that's just mix and bake. Just right for any beginner baker.
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Classic Pecan Pie Recipe

This classic pecan pie is the basis of many family holiday dessert tables. Whips up in one bowl, and can be made a day or two ahead.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 people
Calories 505kcal
Author Rachel Ballard

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine cooled slightly
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 premade pie crust

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat the eggs and sugar together with a whisk until the mixture is just a bit lighter. Just a minute or two.
  • Add the salt, corn syrup, and margarine and combine.
  • Add pecans and mix well.
  • Unroll your pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate or aluminum pan (use two aluminum pans stacked together for strength if you go that route)
  • Crimp or fold crust edges as desired.
  • Pour in the pecan mixture.
  • Bake until just set--about 50 minutes. Make sure it's not jiggling. If it is, bake it a few minutes longer and keep checking it every 5 minutes or so.
  • Check the crust at 20-25 minutes. If browning, cover just the crust with a ring of aluminum foil for the rest of the bake time.

Nutrition

Calories: 505kcal