Friday, February 27, 2009

Carolina Pecan Pie

1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 eggs, well beaten
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup pecan halves
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
8 inch unbaked pie shell

Cream together butter or margarine, brown sugar and salt; stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake in very hot oven (450 degrees) for 10 minutes; then reduce heat to moderate (350 degrees) and bake 30 to 35 minutes longer, or until knife inserted comes out clean. Cool and serve with whipped cream, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

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