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Classic Southern Pecan Pie. A Southern favorite make with pecans baked in a syrupy filling.
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Classic Southern Pecan Pie

Classic Southern Pecan Pie is a favorite pie made with pecans that are baked in a syrupy filling. 


  • 1 9-inch pie crust (unbaked)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup Karo syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups pecans chopped
  • kosher salt


  • Add eggs to a large bowl and whisk.
  • Add  sugar, Karo syrup, vanilla extract, and butter to bowl with eggs.  Whisk until ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Scatter pecans in the bottom of the unbaked pie shell.
  • Pour filling over pecans.
  • Sprinkle top with kosher salt.
  • Bake in a 325 degree preheated oven for one hour or until center is set and barely jiggles when shaken.  You don't want it sloshy.
  • Cool completely before cutting.
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