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Pecan Pie

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 8     Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Desserts

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  ½           each pie pastry

  4            each eggs

  6            tablespoons butter

  ¾           cup dark corn syrup

  ¾           cup dark brown sugar

  1            tablespoon molasses

  ¼           teaspoon salt

  1            teaspoon lemon juice

  1            teaspoon vanilla

  ½           teaspoon ground cinnamon

  ¼           teaspoon ground nutmeg

  ¾           cup pecan halves

 

Preheat oven to 375°F. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out the dough and fit pastry into a 9-inch pie pan and flute or crimp the edges. For the filling, beat the eggs slightly in a large bowl. Melt the butter. Combine all the ingredients except the pecans. Pour mixture into the pie shell. Arrange the pecans on top. Bake pie in preheated oven until crust is golden brown and center is just

set, about 40 minutes. Pie can be baked several hours ahead.

 

Serving Ideas : Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream.