Here's a recipe for pecan pie that I got from my mother. The original recipe came from some cookbook, but she has made several modifications.

Southern Pecan Pie



  1. Mix sugar with butter until fluffy.
  2. Add syrup and salt, beating well.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
  4. Stir in crushed pecans.
  5. Pour mixture into pastry shell.
  6. Carefully coat top of filling with pecan halves.
  7. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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