Buttered Pecan Pie

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Recipe by Chef mariajane

Such a delicious Pecan pie, there are many recipe out there for pecan pie, but this is a very tasty one -

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CRUST: In a medium bowl, combine flour, confectioners sugar, finely chopped nuts and 1/8 teaspoons salt; cut in shortening using pastry blender (or two knives) until flour is blended in to form pea-size chunks.
  2. Sprinkle mixture with water, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  3. Toss lightly with fork untl dough forms a ball. Press between hands to form 5-6-inch disk. Roll and press crust into 9-inch pie plate. Do not flute. Do not bake. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. FILLING: In the bowl of an elecric mixer, beat eggs until frothy. Add corn syurp, 2/3 cup granulated sugar, vanilla extract and 1/4 teaspoons salt. Beat until blended. Stir in melted butter and chopped nuts. Pour into unbaked pie crust.
  5. GARNISH: Dip 6 nut halves in filling to coat. Arrange in center of pie to resemble flower. Press 6 scallops into crust edge using back of tablespoon.
  6. Place 1 nut half in each indentation. Press lightly. Cover edge of pie with foil to prevent overbrowning.
  7. Bake 45 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 5 minutes or untl pie is almost set in center when shaken gently. Cool to room temperature before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.

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