Perfect Pecan Pie
*Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
For the Crust:
2.5 cups unbleached flour
3 tablespoons sugar
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
6 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
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.