The BEST and most simple Pecan Pie recipe for the holidays. This classic southern pie is easy with just a few ingredients and few minutes. Our favorite pecan pie filling is loaded with pecans and uses a pre-made pie crust.
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Simple Pecan Pie

The BEST and most simple Pecan Pie recipe for the holidays. This classic southern pie is easy with just a few ingredients and few minutes. Our favorite pecan pie filling is loaded with pecans and uses a pre-made pie crust.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pie crust
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecan halves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.  Line a 10-inch pie plate with unbaked pie crust; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs until well combined.  Mix in the corn syrup, butter, vanilla and salt.  Stir in the pecans.  Pour into prepared pie plate.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes until set in the middle or the center of pie registers at 200°F.  The center should quickly spring up after pressing with finger.