High Cotton's Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

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High Cotton's Southern Pecan Pie Recipe
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
664
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1 pie

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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
27g
42%
Sugar
78g
N/A
Saturated Fat
16g
82%
Cholesterol
127mg
42%
Protein
6g
11%
Carbs
102g
34%
Vitamin A
238µg
26%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.3%
Vitamin D
0.8µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
1mg
4.8%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
47mg
5%
Fiber
0.9g
3.4%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
101µg
25%
Folic acid
49µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
20mg
5%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
75mg
11%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
135mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14.4%
Sodium
413mg
17%
Sugars, added
78g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.9%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
0.8mg
5.2%

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