Toasted Pecan Pie

Toasted Pecan Pie

What I Used:

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  • 1 nine inch partially pre-baked pie crust
  • 1 cup reg brown sugar
  • 1 cup light Karo corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups pecans + perfect halves for top

Mise-en-Place:

  • Lightly beat eggs.

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  • Toast pecans on a baking sheet at 400 degrees for 6 minutes.  Place 2 cups of pecans in food processor and chop coarsely.

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(1)  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Boil for 1 minute.

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(2)  Remove from heat and add nuts and vanilla.  Stir to combine.

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(3)  Add slightly beaten eggs, combine.

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(4)  Pour filling into prepared pie crust.  Place reserved “perfect half” pecans around pie, starting at the edge and working in.

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(5)  Bake for 40-45 minutes until a toothpick can be inserted cleanly.  Allow to cool completely before serving.

Make Ahead: At this point, the pie may be frozen for up to 3 months.  First, wrap in cling wrap, then in aluminum foil.

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Here’s the tutorial for the Fall Plate Charger.

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For more Thanksgiving Recipes, please check out this post on our Evolving Thanksgiving!

 

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