Pioneer Pecan Pie

This easy pecan pie recipe only takes 15 minutes to prepare and tastes absolutely divine.


8-10 servings
Prep:
15 minutes

3 large eggs

1 cup syrup

1/2 cup sugar

4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup chopped pecans

Pecan halves for garnish, if desired

1 deep dish pie crust

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place pie crust in pan on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly.
  4. Add syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla; blend well.
  5. Stir in the chopped pecans, and pour mixture into pie crust. If desired, arrange additional pecan halves in a decorative fashion over pie filling.
  6. Place a foil sleeve over edges of pie crust to prevent over browning during baking.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes at 400°F, then lower oven temperature to 325°F and bake for an additional 20 minutes with the foil sleeve in place.
  8. Carefully remove the foil sleeve and continue baking at 325°F for another 20 minutes or until pie is set.
  9. Allow pie to cool completely at room temperature, and then store in refrigerator.