Best Pecan Pie Recipe

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This recipe was submitted in 1989 and is one of thousands of recipes our archives hold. Don't be fooled by the simple ingredient list and preparation: That's all it takes to make the best pecan pie.

Best Pecan Pie Recipe

3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups pecans
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell

Stir together eggs, syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla until well-blended. Stir in pecans. Pour into shell and bake at 350°F. for 50-55 minutes, or until tests done. Cool on wire rack. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.