California Pizza Kitchen Style Fudge Pecan Pie

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Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
50 mins

This is a tasty twist on the usual pecan pie. It's simple and tasty, and hard to mess up. Great for those picky in-laws...

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Carefully remove crust from pie tin.
  3. Thoroughly but lightly coat the inside of the tin with the oil.
  4. Evenly and lightly dust the inside of the oiled crust with flour.
  5. Return shell to tin, and let thaw to room temperature.
  6. Repair any cracks with a moistened fingertips by gently patting the crack edges together.
  7. Brush the inside with the beaten egg yolk, avoiding the fluted edge, and concentrating on cracked areas.
  8. Bake for 8 minutes.
  9. Filling:.
  10. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stir the syrup, brown sugar, vanilla and salt together with a wooden spoon.
  11. Bring to a boil, and then add the fudge sauce immediately.
  12. Let cool for 5 minutes, and then stir in the cubed butter until melted and thoroughly blended.
  13. Add eggs, beating until thoroughly incorporated into the mixture.
  14. Pour the filling into the pie shell.
  15. Arrange the pecan halves, flat side down, on the surface.
  16. Bake until the filling is set, about 45 minutes in the 350 oven.
  17. Place on cooling rack for at least 30 minutes before serving.