Texas Pecan Pie

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Texas Pecan Pie

Created By Candice Haun from Highland Village, TX

1st Place—Pies




  • 1 ¼ c. flour
  • 6 T. sugar
  • 2 T. cold shortening
  • 2 T. Ice water


  • ¼ c. butter, softened
  • ½ c. packed brown sugar
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 1 c. corn syrup
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. pecan pieces



Blend or cut flour, sugar, shortening and ice water into pea-size pieces. Turn out and knead together, then flatten to disc and refrigerate for 45 minutes. Roll out and place in pie pan.


Stir softened butter with sugars; add corn syrup and stir. Add eggs and stir again. Add vanilla and pecan pieces; stir and pour into crust. Cook for 10 minutes at 425 degrees, then turn oven to 350 degrees and cook fro 40 minutes. Cool and enjoy!

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