Georgia Pecan Pie!

I have southern roots.  My mom was born and raised in a small southern Georgia town called Alma.  I have always considered this small town my second home when I was growing up.  We took a summer vacation every year to South Georgia to visit my Grandma and all my southern relatives.  This is where my love for pecans and all things south come from.  This must be the main reason I want to move to the south, but that is a whole other blog post.  So back to the Georgia Pecan Pie.

Georgia Pecan Pie-

 

My Aunt lives in Waycross, GA and has a lot of pecan trees on her property.  My mom visits my Aunt every year and she ships me some pecans from my Aunt’s trees.  It can’t get any better than this.

Pecan Pie recipe

 

You will have to forgive me for not making my crust from scratch like I usually do, but life was crazy this week.  You can find my homemade crust recipe from The Best Apple Pie on the Planet.

Georgia Pecan Pie!
 
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Designed Decor
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Ingredients
  • 3 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 3 Tablespoons butter(melted)
  • 1 unbaked pie crust
Instructions
  1. Combine eggs and corn syrup. Mix well, add sugar and mix thoroughly. Stri in salt and vanilla, let stand for 5 minutes. Spread pecans on bottom of pie shell. Stir in melted butter into syrup mix. Pour over pecans. Bake at 375 for 40 to 45 minutes. I use foil to cover the crust for the first 25 minutes of baking.
 

 

Georgia Pecan Pie recipe

I still have to figure out how to get the middle of my Georgia Pecan Pie to not be runny.  If you have tips on how to make this happen, please leave me comments.

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10 Responses to Georgia Pecan Pie!

  1. Ummmm where does it tell you how much butter???? Butter should be listed in the ingredient list along with how much to use??

    • Chris, Nice catch! Thanks for letting me know! I just fixed it! It is 3 Tablespoons melted butter! Have a Happy New Year!

    • Chelsea, Thanks so much for stopping by! Pecan pie is one of my favorites too! Have a Happy New Year!

    • Shanna, it sounds like a great tip to try! Let me know if you make one before I do! Happy New Year!

  2. After its cooked the 40-45 mins I turn the oven off and crack the door but leave the pie inside till cool, I never seem to have a problem with runny middles!

    • Jennifer, Thanks this is a great tip! I will give it a try for the next pecan pie I make! Happy New Year!

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