Nadene’s Texas Pecan Pie

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 22, 2008


-3 large eggs

-1/2 cup butter

-2/3 cup sugar

-A dash of salt

-1 cup dark or white Karo syrup

-1 cup pecan halves

-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

-9 inch piecrust


In a mixing bowl, slightly beat three large eggs with a fork. Melt 1/2 cup butter. Set aside until cool.

Add 2/3 cup sugar. Add dash of salt. Stir until dissolved. Add 1 cup dark or white Karo syrup. Add butter. Gently mix. Add 1 cup pecan halves. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Pour into 9-inch piecrust.

Bake on middle rack at 425 degrees F for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes up dry.