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Southern Pecan Pie With Kentucky Bourbon Whipped Cream

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2012-06-10 Other
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This southern pecan pie combines delicious pecans with a sweet creaminess that can only come from butter, sugar, and vanilla.

  • Servings: 8
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

1 Pie Crust, either refrigerated or homemade
3 Large Eggs
½ cup Sugar
½ tsp Salt
6 Tbsp Melted Butter
1 cup Dark Corn Syrup
2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Kentucky Bourbon
1¼ cup Pecan Halves

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place refrigerated pie crust or homemade crust in 9 inch pie pan and crimp edges with fingers or fork. Combine the eggs, sugar, salt, butter, dark corn syrup, vanilla and bourbon in medium bowl. Stir in pecans. Spoon the filling carefully into the crust. Bake pie on the lower oven shelf for 50 minutes. Cool before serving.

Helpful Tips:

In my southern pecan pie I use double the amount of vanilla than most traditional recipes call for and 1 teaspoon bourbon. I believe it makes all the difference!