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Southern Pecan Pie

A simple take on a classic sweet, holiday treat.
Servings 9 slices


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 granulated sugar
  • 1/2 light brown sugar
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 TBS pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 TBS salted butter melted
  • 1 1/4 cups pecan halves roughly chopped
  • 9 inch unbaked pie crust
  • Extra pecan halves for topping optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and sugars together well.
  3. Add in the corn syrup, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and melted butter.
  4. Whisk together well.
  5. Pour the roughly chopped pecans into the pie crust.
  6. Pour the filling on top of the pecans evenly.
  7. Top with extra pecan halves if desired.
  8. Bake for 45-55 mins or until pie is set.
  9. Cool on a wired rack.
  10. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Make at least one day ahead of serving for the best flavor!