Mrs. Stewart's Pecan Pie W/ Meringue

Recipe by Kim D.
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Prick pie shell with a fork.
  • Bake pie shell for 10 minutes or until golden brown; remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • On a baking sheet, place pecans in a single layer and roast in oven until fragrant, checking every few minutes to avoid burning; remove from oven and let cool.
  • In a medium microwave safe bowl, beat egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, and flour on medium speed with an electric mixer, beating until thick and pale.
  • Add sweetened-condensed milk, water and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  • Microwave on high (100 percent power) for 5 1/2 minutes, stirring halfway through, or until mixture is a thick pudding-like consistency.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Let cool for 20 minutes.Spoon filling into pie shell.
  • Increase oven temperature to 400°F
  • In a clean, medium bowl, beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy.
  • Gradually add 3 tablespoons sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue over pie, sealing to edge.
  • Return pie to oven and bake for 5-10 minutes or until merigue is slightly brown.
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