Grandma’s Tried And True Pecan Pie

by Sheryl

Old but gold! This recipe has been a part of my life ever since I was a kid. It’s what I always crave every time I miss home. It’s more than just food, it’s tradition, it’s family. Today, I miss home that’s why I somehow found a way to make something that would make me feel like I’m home! This is my take on his amazing pecan pie. I hope you all like it. By the way, you can add whatever flavor of ice cream you prefer. You are in for a treat! Enjoy!


1 pie crust, store-bought or homemade
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup light corn syrup
3 eggs, beaten
4 tablespoons salted butter, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups whole pecans

How to make Grandma’s Tried And True Pecan Pie

Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 350 degrees.

Step 2: In a 9-inch pie pan, roll out the pie crust.

Step 3: Fold and crimp the outer edges and cut the excess crust.

Step 4: Combine brown and white sugars, eggs, vanilla, melted butter, corn syrup, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk until all the ingredients are well-blended.

Step 5: Spread the pecans into the pie in an even layer.

Step 6: Pour the corn syrup mixture on top of the nuts. Apply light pressure to press the nuts into the syrup.

Step 7: Cover the pan with aluminum foil.

Step 8: Place the pan inside the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 9: Remove from the oven and remove the aluminum foil cover. Put back inside the oven and bake for another 30 minutes or until the middle part is cooked.

Step 10: Remove the pan from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool at room temperature.

Step 11: Slice into pieces and top with vanilla ice cream. Serve and enjoy!

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