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Texas Pecan Pie


1 cup corn syrup 

3 eggs, lightly beaten 

Pinch of salt 

1 tsp vanilla 

1 cup sugar 

2 tbsp butter, melted 

1 Texas-sized cup pecans, pieces, or halves 

1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell 


  1. Combine all ingredients. Pour into pie shell.
  2. Bake 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
  3. Reduce heat to 350 degrees, bake 30 minutes more.


Yield: 8 darlin’ little ole pieces.

Nancy Morris Wilson, MA ’68, Dallas, TX 


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