Pecan Pie Recipes

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January 6, 2016

Aunt Beaufort's Pecan PieI remember growing up in the 50's, that for all the family reunions and church picnics, my Great Aunt Beaufort always brought her homemade pecan pies. they were a favorite among many, including myself. I grabbed a piece just as soon as I could, because I knew they would get gone quickly.


A couple of years ago, her granddaughter gave me the recipe. It calls for ingredients like a pinch of salt and butter the size of a large egg and just a few instructions as to how to put it together.

Her pies were always thin so I assumed she made 2 pies with this recipe. I have made several of the pies and all have been good. I have finally gotten it to taste like what I remember as a child.

For me, it has to be gluten free. I use a gluten free pie crust mix purchased from Wal-mart.

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 2 pies


  • 2 pie shells (I used gluten free)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Karo dark corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 Tbsp butter (melted)
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups broken pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Bake 2 pie crusts slightly (approximately 10 minutes)
  3. Beat eggs with a fork. Add sugar, Karo Syrup, salt, vanilla and melted butter and beat well with the fork.
  4. Pour batter into 2 slightly baked pie crusts.
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  6. Sprinkle 1 cup of pecans all over each pie.
  7. Bake 350 degrees F until pie thickens and browns, approximately 30 minutes.
  8. Cool before slicing.
Aunt Beaufort's Pecan Pie
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February 1, 2011

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December 16, 2012

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Sweet Potato Pecan Pie recipe. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. With mixer, beat hot yams and butter until smooth. Add remaining ingredients except crust and pecan topping; mix well.


Pour into crust. Bake 20 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare Pecan topping. . .


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October 21, 2009

Beat eggs slightly. Mix in remaining ingredients, except pecans. Then add the nuts. Pour into unbaked shell and bake at 400 degrees F. for 15 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350 degrees F.


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April 14, 2009

This is a rich tasting southern dessert which my older sister made when I was a little kid. She was in high school when I was born and we had a very special relationship.


I'm getting older now and want to share her recipe.


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December 27, 2011

This is an easy recipe to make. Very tasty!


December 11, 2008

Beat eggs slightly, add sugar, stir until dissolved. Stir in caramel topping and butter, stir well. Add pecans, pour in pie shell.


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June 6, 2008

Arrange nuts in bottom of pie shell. Beat eggs, add the blend corn syrup, butter and vanilla. Combine sugar and flour. Blend with egg mixture and pour over nuts in pie shell.


February 25, 2008

Beat eggs slightly, add milk and melted butter, mix. Continue mixing while adding brown sugar at same time. Add cornmeal and flour, mix. Add vanilla and pecans.


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October 10, 2007

Recipes for Chocolate Pecan Pie


February 26, 2007

Melt butter. Add coconut and pecans. Toss well. Saute until coconut is lightly browned. Set aside. Beat cream cheese until fluffy.


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November 15, 2006

Recipe for Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, add corn syrup, eggs, sugar, butter and vanilla.


Stir well. Add pecans. Sprinkle chocolate chunks over bottom of crust.


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October 16, 2006

Recipe for Kentucky Pecan Pie. Combine syrup, sugar, salt, butter and vanilla. Add eggs. Pour into 9 inch pie shell. Sprinkle pecans over all. Bake in heated oven at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.


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Recipe for Golden Ambrosia Pecan Pie. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, stir in all ingredients except pecans and coconut. . .


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July 26, 2006

Classic Pecan Pie Recipe. tir together first 5 ingredients until blended. Add nuts. Pour into pastry shell.


Bake in 350 degree F oven for 50-60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. . .


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July 14, 2006

Recipe for German Sweet Chocolate Pecan Pie. Beat cream cheese in large bowl of an electric mixer at high speed until smooth. Add half and half and beat a low speed until well mixed. Add pie filling mix; beat until well blended, 1 minute. Fold in whipped topping, chocolate, and pecans. Spoon into crust...


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January 17, 2006

Combine 1st 6 ingredients and beat for 3-4 minutes. Fold in pecans. Pour into unbaked pie crust and bake 45 minutes at 375 degrees F. Cool completely before serving...


November 19, 2005

These one-bite pecan pies capture all of the flavor of pecan pie in a bite size treat.


October 1, 2005

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In an med. size mixing bowl, mix together pecans and choc. chips; pour into bottom of pie shell. In same mixing bowl, beat eggs well; add honey and vanilla. Mix well. Blend in margarine.


August 25, 2005

Beat eggs slightly. Add butter, sugar, syrup, vanilla, salt, flour and pecans. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes or until center is soft but not quite set.


August 22, 2005

Combine first 7-8 ingredients. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes or overnight in refrigerator. Construct the pie in pan. Brush the top of the pie with beaten egg.



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December 24, 2014

How do I use a store bought pie crust for my pecan pies, and make it so they do not stick or get too brown on top?

By Kay


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December 25, 20141 found this helpful

If you mean the store pie shells already in an aluminum pan:

Avoiding the crust sticking to the pan-You can try to remove the shell from the pan and spray Pam on the pan (may break the shell).

Avoiding too much browning on the edge-You can simply cut strips of aluminum foil and lightly mold the strips around the edge of the shell to avoid further browning when the color is to your liking. There are also metal baking rings available for this purpose

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November 29, 2014

I made two pecan pies and the syrup went under the crust while baking, can you tell me what I did wrong? I did prick the crust with fork before pouring the syrup mix. Thank you. I don't have a picture, we ate it any way.

By Rosie


November 30, 20140 found this helpful

Try making a Southern Chess Pie. It's a pecan pie that uses brown sugar instead of syrup. Trust me, it's just as good.

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August 29, 2017

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