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Best Pecan Pie (VRP 034)

Best Pecan Pie (VRP 034)

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Best Pecan Pie

Best Pecan Pie

Best Pecan Pie

Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 8" pie shell
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 cup pecans, broken pieces
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line the 8" pie pan with pastry and refrigerate
  3. Add the yolks to electric mixer and beat until light and fluffy
  4. Sift together the sugar, cinnamon, and cloves
  5. Gradually beat this into beaten egg yolks
  6. Add pecans, raisins, and melted butter beating on low speed
  7. Beat egg whites until stiff
  8. Using spatula fold the whites into egg yolk mixture alternatively with the vinegar
  9. Pour into pie shell and bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees
  10. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 20 minutes longer
  11. Let cool
  12. Serve with whipped cream

Best Pecan Pie

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