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    Grandmother Thornton's Pecan Pie

    Grandmother Thornton's Pecan Pie. Photo by CTRmom

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    15 mins

    50 mins

    CTRmom's Note:

    My husband's grandmother had a pecan tree in her yard. She was famous for her pecan pie. Soon after we married, we went to visit and she presented me with her much guarded recipe. It was a beautiful gesture of inclusion which I cherish to this day.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine eggs and corn syrup, mix well.
    2. 2
      Add sugar and mix thoroughly.
    3. 3
      Stir in salt and vanilla. Let stand about 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile spread pecans evenly on bottom of pie shell.
    5. 5
      Stir melted butter into syrup. Pour over pecans. Be sure all the pecans rise to the top.
    6. 6
      Bake at 375 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes or until center is firm.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandmother Thornton's Pecan Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (70 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 252.4
     
    Calories from Fat 108
    43%
    Total Fat 12.0 g
    18%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 72.6 mg
    24%
    Sodium 200.0 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.7 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 22.2 g
    88%
    Protein 2.8 g
    5%

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