Cream Cheese Pecan Pie
Here is yet another way to enjoy Texas' No. 1 nut crop. This pecan pie has three delicious layers that go so well together.
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
Combine the cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar in a bowl.
- Beat at high speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Blend well. Pour into the pie shell. Sprinkle the pecans evenly over the cream cheese mixture.
- Combine the corn syrup, 1/4 cup sugar, 3 beaten eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Carefully pour mixture over the pecan layer. Bake at 375°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until set.
- Allow to cool completely, then refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes; Cooking time: 4 hours; Total time: 45 minutes
Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell