Recipe: Easy Pecan Pie

Recipe: Easy Pecan Pie
There is nothing like a pecan pie at game time. (Southern Bite)

Pecan pie is, without a doubt, one of my favorite Southern desserts. Perfect for the holidays, or any day. Here’s a simple recipe using a store-bought crust.

Easy Pecan Pie

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

Total time: 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked frozen pie shell (thawed)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, gently beat eggs. Stir in sugar and flour, then the syrup, butter and vanilla.
  3. Fold in pecans. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  4. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes; or until set.


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Some prefer to toast their pecans first for a more rich, nutty flavor.

If you find that your crust becomes too dark, you can use a pie shield or sculpted aluminum foil to cover the exposed pie crust edges and prevent them from burning.

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