Go Back
+ servings
A slice of pecan pie on a dish.
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Classic Southern Pecan Pie

Classic Southern Pecan Pie. This nutty, sweet pie recipe is wonderfully rich and chock full of pecans. Baked in a flakey butter pie crust, this pecan pie is the highlight of the holidays!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 471kcal
Author: Serene



  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 pie crust


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl beat the eggs. 
  • Stir in the white, brown sugar and salt until mixture is smooth. 
  • Add the corn syrup and vanilla extract. Stir until completely mixed. 
  • Stir in the melted butter. 
  • Place pie crust in a 9 inch baking dish. Crimp or flute the edges. 
  • Add chopped pecans to the empty pie dish. Pour pie filling into the dish over the chopped pecans. 
  • Carefully place pie dish on middle grate in the oven. 
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until center of the pie is baked and no longer jiggles when moved. 
  • Allow pie to cool to room temperature prior to serving. 


  1. Corn Syrup Substitute: mix 1/2 cup light brown sugar with 1/2 cup maple syrup.
  2. Storage: Store covered in refrigerator 3-4 days. Cover and freeze for 1-2 months. 


Serving: 1 | Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 332IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg