Pecan Pie

Holidays · Pies & Tarts · October 24, 2017

The recipe for THE BEST Pecan Pie! Not only is this pie a MUST at Thanksgiving dinner - it's a perfect pie year round!

Jane Austen once said, “Good Apple Pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” Too bad she never had a chocolate chip cookie! She never knew true happiness – LOL! 😉 I’ve admitted to you before that I’m not a huge pie person, but because SO MANY of you are (my husband and most of my family included), I’m here to present “The Best Pecan Pie.”

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a Pumpkin Pie recipe from a Luby’s cookbook that we have. This Pecan Pie comes from the same cookbook. I think there are only a few Luby restaurants left, all in El Paso, Texas. But since most of us can’t go there, we’re bringing it to you. 😉

Our Mom made this pie and everyone really enjoyed it, the men especially. It is so flavorful and everyone loved the gooey corn syrup pecan mixture that is oh-so-popular this time of year.

The recipe for THE BEST Pecan Pie! Not only is this pie a MUST at Thanksgiving dinner - it's a perfect pie year round!

The recipe for THE BEST Pecan Pie! Not only is this pie a MUST at Thanksgiving dinner - it's a perfect pie year round!

We know this is a classic fall pie recipe, and we hope you liked it. I ended up giving it a try and thought it was pretty good – I mean you really can’t go wrong with sugar, butter and corn syrup, right?? We plan to make this again for Thanksgiving, since it’s a classic!

Who are the pie eaters in your family?? Whoever they are, I’m guessing they’ll love this too!

For more pecan recipes, check out:

Easy Pecan Pie

The recipe for THE BEST Pecan Pie! Not only is this pie a MUST at Thanksgiving dinner - it's a perfect pie year round!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 extra-large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil your sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  3. Mix in eggs until well blended. Place pecans in pie shell. Pour sugar mixture over pecans. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Adapted from Lubys cookbook

 

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Tried and True Findings:
  • DIFFICULTY: easy
  • HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 8
  • ANY CHANGES MADE: none
  • ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none
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    Gail

    Hope this is good.. I always mess them up.

    shawnna

    hey girl- this pie looks so yummy!

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