Deep Dish Pecan Pie

Deep Dish Pecan Pie

Deep Dish Pecan Pie

September 12, 2018
: One 9-inch pie

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Ingredients
  • For the Crust:
  • 1 cup sweet butter, softened
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • For the Filling:
  • 16 ounces (2 cups) light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sweet butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups pecan halves
Directions
  • Step 1 To Make the Crust:
  • Step 2 Wrap the outside of a 9-inch springform pan in aluminum foil.
  • Step 3 Using an electric mixer on medium speed beat the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  • Step 4 Gradually add the flour and sugar, and beat well.
  • Step 5 Shape the dough into a flat disc.
  • Step 6 Cover and chill 15 minutes.
  • Step 7 Roll the dough into a 13″ circle.
  • Step 8 Carefully transfer the dough to the prepared pan.
  • Step 9 Press the dough into the bottom and up the sides of pan.
  • Step 10 Cover and chill.
  • Step 11 To Make the Filing:
  • Step 12 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Step 13 Whisk together the corn syrup, brown sugar, and melted butter.
  • Step 14 Add the eggs, egg yolks, vanilla, and salt, and stir well.
  • Step 15 Stir in the pecans.
  • Step 16 Pour the filling into the crust.
  • Step 17 Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Step 18 Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F.
  • Step 19 Bake 2 hours & 15 minutes or until set.
  • Step 20 If necessary, shield the pie with foil to prevent excess browning.
  • Step 21 Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Step 22 Cover and chill.
  • Step 23 Remove the sides of the springform pan before serving.

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