Pecan pie recipe from 1964
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Recipe type: Dessert
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark syrup
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
  • Unbaked pastry shell in a nine inch pie plate or pan
  1. Allow the butter to stand in a covered bowl at room temperature until it is very soft.
  2. Add the sugar, syrup salt and vanilla.
  3. Beat until completely blended.
  4. Add the eggs and beat until they are just blended in.
  5. Fold in the pecans.Pour into the pastry shell.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees until the top is golden brown and the filling is set- this takes about 40 to 50 minutes.
  7. The pastry edge should be browned.
  8. Cool on a wire rack and serve with whipped cream.
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