Saturday, January 24, 2009

Old Time Molasses Pecan Pie

1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
2 1/2 tbs all purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, melted
5 eggs
1 1/3 cups light corn syrup
1/4 cup molasses
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups pecan pieces
1 unbaked pie shell
pecan halves

In a mixin gbowl, beat sugar, flour, butter and eggs. Add corn syrup, molasses and vanilla; mix until smooth. Arrange pecan pieces in pie shell and pour liquid mixture over pecans (the nuts will rise to the top during baking. ) Bake for 50-60 minutes at 360' or until filling is completely set in the center. Cool on a rack for about an hour before serving. Garnish with pecan halves.

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