Perfectly Southern Pecan Pie

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10
A simple recipe for pecan pie that is deliciously sweet with a perfect crunch from pecan nuts!


  • 1 Pie Crust unbaked
  • 3/4 Cup White Sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Corn Syrup Light
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Melted
  • 3 Large Eggs beaten
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Pecans Chopped
  • Whole Pecans Additional for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix the syrup together by mixing the sugars, salt, corn syrup, butter, eggs and vanilla.
  • Set aside 1/4 cup of the syrup for later
  • Mix the chopped nuts into the syrup
  • Pour the mixture into the crust.
  • Toss the remaining whole nuts in the 1/4 cup of reserved syrup and arrange in a circle starting at the outside of the crust and working your way into the center. Pour any remaining syrup all over the top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes then cover the crust edges with foil and continue to bake for 20-35 minutes or until the middle springs back when tapped and has reached 200 degrees.
  • Allow to cool for 2 hours then serve with whipped cream
Nutrition Facts
Perfectly Southern Pecan Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 408 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 287mg12%
Potassium 90mg3%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 49g54%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 286IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.