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Perfection Pecan Pie

 
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Perfection Pecan Pie recipe

Yield

6

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

50

min

Ready

80

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

Crust
1 cup all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
*
½ cup vegetable shortening
*
3 tablespoons water
Filling
¼ cup butter
or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
4 large eggs
¾ cup light corn syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 ¼ cups pecan halves

Directions

Heat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

For crust, combine flour and salt.

Cut in shortening with pastry blender (or two knives) until flour is just blended into form of pea-size chunks.

Add all of water.

Toss lightly with fork until dough will form a ball.

Press between hands to form 5 to 6 inch pancake.

Flour rolling surface and pin lightly.

Roll dough into circle and trim 1inch larger than upside-down 9 inch pie plate.

Loosen dough, carefully.

Fold into quarters.

Unfold and press into pie plate.

Fold edge under. Flute as desired.

For filling, cream butter and sugar in mixing bowl.

Beat in eggs, syrup and vanilla.

Stir in pecans.

Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.

Bake at 375℉ (190℃) F for 5 minutes.

Reduce heat to 325℉ (160℃).

Bake for 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool to room temperature before cutting.

Note: You can always make mini pecan pies or tarts if you wish.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 171g (6.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 60141% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 42%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 161mg 54%
Sodium 178mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 29%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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