- Cooking Time: 50
- Preparation Time:
- 1 stick real butter (no margarine)
- 3 large eggs
- 1 Cup white Karo syrup
- 1 Cup sugar
- 1 Cup pecans halves
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- Pinch of salt
- Brown butter over medium heat (this is the secret of this pie).
- Beat eggs well and add other ingredients. Mix well. Add pecans and pour into pastry shell.
- Bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees. Reduce heat to 325-350 degrees and bake 40 minutes more.
- Makes 1 pie
NotesThis Southern classic favorite at the Thanksgiving table can always be made year-round as well.
One day I had 1/2 cup of Karo syrup and used 1/2 cup maple syrup. It added a new taste & it was good! I also have used dark Karo, it gives the pie a darker color.