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Perfect Pecan Pie
Date November 18, 2022
Author Chef Chuck

Perfect Pecan Pie


*Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees


For the Crust:




2.5 cups unbleached flour

3 tablespoons sugar

1-tablespoon salt

2 sticks unsalted butter, cubed

½ cup ice water




Place the flour, sugar and salt in a food processor and pulse until ingredients are thoroughly mixed.  Add the butter, and pulse briefly.  Lastly, add the water and process until the mixture resembles small peas.  Do not over mix.


Place the dough in the refrigerator, and let rest for 1 hour.


Remove from refrigerator, let sit for 30 minutes before rolling out.


For the Filling:





3 large eggs + 3 egg yolks

1 -cup light brown sugar

1-cup light corn syrup

1-tablespoon vanilla

6 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

1-teaspoon salt


2 cups pecan halves




Place all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix.  Add the mixture to a pre-baked pie shell.  Place the pecans on top, and cook at 325 degrees for 50 minutes, or until set.


Let cool for 2 hours.  Serve with whipped cream, or ice cream.




Chef Chuck

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