Pecan Pie Recipe

My post today comes from the inspiration of great desserts. This week I had a slice of mouthwatering pecan pie, which is one of my favorite desserts. I absolutely love this pie. I haven’t had it in awhile, so I was very happy when I found out what we had for dessert at work. This made me happy  🙂  Well since this is such a great dessert that you can have as part of any holiday feast, I thought I’d share a great recipe for you.

I’ve often thought about at times of becoming a professional baker, and after having a slice of pecan pie – reminds me of why I would love my new career. <LOL>  I’ve always liked baking more than cooking. In my opinion I’m a better baker than cook.

Remember you can have pecan pie for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and your family reunion! If you have a pecan pie recipe you would like to share, please let me know. I would be happy to post it. Stop by and tell us how your recipe turned out. So here it is:

Pecan Pie Recipe from MomsWhoThink:

This pecan pie recipe is decadent, rich and delicious. One of American’s favorite pies during the holidays, it brings back sweet memories of family gatherings for many people.

Warm pecan pie served with ice cream is an elegant and flavorful way to end any meal.

Pecan Pie


1/4 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup Karo dark corn syrup
3 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 single crust pie pastry, unbaked
1 1/2 cups pecan halves


1. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy; then add salt, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla.

2. Line a pie pan with pastry and sprinkle evenly with pecans.

3. Pour the filling over the pecans, covering completely.

4. Bake in a very hot oven (450 degrees F) for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F and bake an additional 35 minutes longer or until knife inserted into the center comes out clean.


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