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homemade pecan pie

Southern Pecan Pie

A true southern classic, you can't beat a pecan pie! This semi-homemade recipe is super simple and so delicious, it's the perfect holiday pie recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine holiday, Southern
Keyword Pecan Pie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp salted butter melted
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon vanilla OR regular vanilla extract
  • 1 9 inch deep dish pie shell


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • In a large bowl add in the eggs, and mix until everything is one color.
  • Next add in the sugar, corn syrup, melted butter, and nutmeg.
  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Grab the pie shell, and sprinkle in the chopped pecans.
  • Next pour the eggs mixture over the pecans.
  • Place the pie on a cookie sheet, then put in the oven.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool completely before serving.
  • Serve, and enjoy!