Super easy pecan pie

Saturday, December 27, 2008

This is the easiest pecan pie recipe I know.

What you’ll need:

3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 c corn syrup (it can be light or dark)
2 Tbl butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla
1 ½ c pecan halves
1 (9 inch) pie shell, unbaked

Mix together eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla until well blended. Fold in pecans. Pour into pie shell. Bake @ 350 degrees for 50 - 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. Top with whipped topping if desired.

Variation: Chocolate pecan pie: Melt 4 ounces (½ cup) semi-sweet chocolate (chips or bar) with the butter and follow the remaining instructions.

Cost:
eggs - $1.09/ dozen
corn syrup - $1.29
butter - $1.75/pound
vanilla - $2.25
pecans - $3.00
pie shell - $2.00
chocolate chips - $2.50
Total - $5.78 plain/$6.53 chocolate

1 of my favorite chefs had this to say....:

Femin Susan said...

Wishing you " A Happy New Year''

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