Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

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  1. Can you believe pecan pie can actually be good for you?

    Well now you can, because the pecan has been found, through research to be a very healthy nut. As it turns out the pecan is loaded with antioxidants that may promote heart health, as well as prevent some diseases. Pecan are also a good source of protein, and fiber. This recipe may be thought of as a fall pie. But you will love this recipe anytime of year. You can pick up a unbaked pie crust at the super market, or make your own, the choice is yours. You just can’t go wrong with with this delicious pie. It is easy to bake, just don’t count the calories.

     

    COOKING TIME :  40 – 50 minutes

    SERVES : 10

     

    INGREDIENTS:

    36 caramel candies

    1/4 cup water

    1/4 cup butter

    3/4 cup sugar

    3 eggs

    1 teaspoon vanilla

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1 cup pecan halves

    9-inch unbaked pie crust

     

    METHOD:

    1. Preheat oven to 350

    2. Melt caramels in water, and butter in a sauce pan. Stir until mixture is smooth.

    3. Combine sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt.

    4. Add together with caramel mixture, and stir well.

    5. Stir in the pecans, and pour into the crust.

    6. Bake in oven for 45 -50 minutes.

    7. Cool completely before cutting.

    8. Serve with a dollop of whip cream.

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