ORANGE PECAN PIE

 

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Ingredients

  • Orange Pastry, recipe follows
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine melted
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons orange liqueur or orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • Orange Sauce, recipe follows
  • Time-Saver: Omit the Orange Pastry, and use a refrigerated or frozen pie crust.

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees. Make Orange Pastry.
  • Beat sugar, butter, corn syrup, liqueur, salt and eggs with wire whisk or hand beater until well blended.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Pour into pastry-lined pie plate.
  • Cover edge of pastry with 2 to 3 inch strip of aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil for last 5 minutes of baking. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool 15 minutes. Serve with Orange Sauce.
  • Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 478 Calories; 27g Fat (48.7% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 61g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 91mg Cholesterol; 417mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 5 Fat; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
  • NOTES : Cool: 15 minutes

Notes

From Betty Crocker's Holiday Cookbook 2000

Special Touch: Heat 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening until melted, and drizzle over top of pie.

Categories: Dessert  Oven  Pie  Refrigerator 

Author Credit: Betty Crocker

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