No rolling pins or fuss needed to make
this pie's flaky crust and its sweet and nutty filling.
EZ Crust Pecan Pie
4 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup pecan halves
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup vegetable shortening
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup ice water
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add
sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla; blend well. Stir in pecan
halves and set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, shortening
and salt; mix well. Gradually knead in enough ice water to make
a soft dough. Press into a 10-inch pie pan.
Pour pecan mixture into pie pan.
Bake 50 minutes or until crust is golden
and filling is set.
Makes 8 servings.
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