Easy Pecan Pie With Graham Cracker Crust

Pecan Pie
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Ratings (32)
  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
338 Calories
23g Fat
27g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 338
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 8g
Calcium 55mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sweet, gooey, and oh-so-decadent -- it's easy to love pecan pie! Here is a simple recipe that helps you whip up this down-home treat with ease. You can top this rich, delicious pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

A ready-made graham cracker pie shell makes the preparation a snap, or experiment a bit by baking it in a cookie crumb crust. 

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Ingredients

  • 7 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream or heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 cup pecans (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 prepared 8-inch graham cracker pie shell or cookie crumb pie shell

Steps to Make It

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the melted butter, eggs, whipping cream, corn syrup, salt, cinnamon, and brown sugar; mix well. Stir in pecans.

  2. Pour mixture into the prepared crust.

  3. Place pie on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350° oven for 30 minutes, or until the top of the pie is browned and puffy.

  4. Watch carefully to prevent burning.

  5. The filling will firm as it cools.

  6. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream, or whipped topping.