High Cotton's Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

High Cotton's Southern Pecan Pie Recipe
Staff Writer
High Cotton

This pecan pie recipe comes from High Cotton in Charleston, SC. Serve the pie warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to complement the crunchy pecans and gooey molasses. 

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8
Servings
473
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Pecan Pie Crust

  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 Teaspoons salt
  • 1 Cup melted butter

Pecan Goo

  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon melted butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons bourbon

Directions

Pecan Pie Crust

Mix all of the ingredients together and press into pie tins. 

Pecan Goo

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all of the ingredients together in the mixer. Add the pecans to pie tin and fill ¼ of the way with goo. Bake until finished, about 30 minutes. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
21%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
77g
59%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin E, added
1mg
7%
Calcium, Ca
26mg
3%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
110µg
28%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
67mg
10%
Selenium, Se
18µg
33%
Sodium, Na
156mg
10%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
45g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Southern Shopping Tip

Southern food is a mixture of Native American, Creole, and European influences. Staples of this comfort food include corn (in all its forms), honey, chicken, pork, and seafood, all easily found at any neighborhood grocery store.

Southern Cooking Tip

Southern and comfort food is often rich and heavy, be sure to include lots of greens and vegetables with these dishes.