Bessie’s Pecan Pie

Every November, my family gives thanks for Texas pecans, Karo syrup, special spices, and the secret recipe that turns them into the best pecan pie on earth.
Thu April 4, 2013 10:00 am
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1/2 cup sugar
1 cup dark Karo corn syrup
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
4 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon each ground cloves and allspice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 unbaked pie shell
2 to 3 dozen pecan halves

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring sugar and syrup to a boil. Allow to cool. Add next 7 ingredients, mix well, and pour into pie shell. Decorate with pecan halves and bake for 35 minutes.

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