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
Pecan pie can be kept in the refrigerator for 4 days, or it can be frozen for 2 months.
Perfectly Southern Pecan Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 408Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Vitamin A 286IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Author: Sweet Basil
Course: 500+ Best Dessert Recipes
Keyword: christmas, dessert, pecan, pie, pie crust, thanksgiving