Submitted by: Abby Eden 1st Place Traditional Pecan Pie- Adult
1 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt
4 Tbsp butter
1/4 cup ice water
2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup butter, melted
Stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut butter and shortening into flour until pea sized. Using a fork, stir in ice water one tablespoon at a time until dough starts to come together forming a ball. Press into a disk and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for two hours. Roll into a 12 inch disk and place in 9 inch pie dish. Flute edges and refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350. Whisk the eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, vanilla, melted butter and salt together until combined. Place pecans in cold pie crust. Pour custard mixture over pecans.
Bake 40-50 minutes or until lightly browned.
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