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Simple Pecan Pie

A Bountiful Kitchen
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert, pecan pie, pie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 unbaked 9" pie crust *see recipe notes for link
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (light or dark) firmly packed
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 eggs beaten well
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • dash salt
  • 1 1/2-2 cups pecan halves


  1. Cream butter in a mixer. Gradually add sugar.

    Mix in light corn syrup, eggs, vanilla and salt. Blend well.

  2. Stir in nuts, or pour filling in 9" pie shell and arrange pecans on top of corn syrup mixture.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour or until filling is set.

Recipe Notes

  • If pie begins to brown too much, cover with foil.
  • Bake on bottom shelf of the oven.
  • Recipe for our favorite pie crust found here
  • See recipe post for freezing instructions!