Uncle Billy was a spinner of long yarns and the creator of this wonderful pie. So, wherever you are Uncle Billy, we say "Thank you!!"
Uncle 'Pot Belly' Billy's Foolproof Pecan Pie
1 cup corn syrup (either light or dark)
½ cup (3 ½ ounces) granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs, beaten well
2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1 9-inch unbaked pie crust I use the Pillsbury pre-made ones. People often compliment me on my flaky pie crust. I simply say "Thank you". :-)
1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. Follow package directions for rolling out and lightly flouring pie crust.
2. In large bowl, whisk together 1st 3 ingredients. Add eggs and blend well.
3. Then add pecans.
4. Pour mixture into pie crust
5. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Tomorrow I'm sharing an old family recipe that gets hauled out only once a year - the third Thursday of November. Which is a good thing since it's incredibly unhealthy! But hey - it's the holidays!!!