Orange Pecan Pie


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Why I Love This Recipe

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.


Ingredients You'll Need

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


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