Pecan Pie

Amount  Measure  Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1  pie  crust (9 inch)
1/2  cup  unsalted butter
1  cup  light brown sugar -- packed
1  cup  dark corn syrup 
1/4  teaspoon  salt
3  whole  eggs
1  teaspoon  vanilla extract
2  tablespoons  bourbon
1/4  teaspoon  cinnamon
2  cups  pecans
Heat oven to 400F.

Place a piece of parchment paper or aluminum foil over pie shell and fill with dried beans or pie weights. Put on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Remove weights and bake for an additional 10 more minutes. Let cool

In a medium saucepan combine the butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil and let boil for one minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add vanilla, bourbon, and cinnamon. Let cool for about 5 minutes.

Lightly beat eggs. Whisk in the eggs until smooth. Pour into pie shell. 

Put on a cookie sheet and bake for about 40 to 45 minutes. If edges of crust start to get too brown cover them with aluminum foil or pie edge cover.

Cool on rack.


Makes 8 servings
Per Serving: 604 Calories; 38g Fat (54.7% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 64g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 111mg Cholesterol; 311mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 7 Fat; 3 Other Carbohydrates.
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