This easy pecan pie recipe is amazing! So yummy and full of pecans, it’s the best Southern pecan pie ever! Best of all, this pecan pie recipe doesn’t require any corn syrup!
I love nuts in any form, especially in a sweet form. Gimme some nuts and add some sugar, and in less than a minute there’ll be none of those nuts left. Especially if it’s pecans! Sweet pecans like these candied pecans – yummmmm!
So a pecan pie is like a celebration of all things pecan and sugar. A flaky buttery pie crust filled with chewy sweet pecan filling – amazing! Pecan lovers will rejoice tasting these huge crunchy pecan halves in a sweet and sticky filling, this combo is mouthwatering!
If you were looking for pecan recipes online, I’m sure you noticed that most of them are using corn syrup as essential pecan pie ingredient. In this day and age, corn syrup got such a bad rep though that nobody wants to willingly put it in their mouth. If you get a pecan pie at the bakery, you eat it without over-analyzing it – after all, “what you don’t know won’t hurt you” :) But having to purchase corn syrup for a recipe and pouring a cup of it into a pie makes most people cringe. I have great news for you – this easy pecan pie recipe doesn’t have any corn syrup in it!
Can a pecan pie recipe without corn syrup taste like authentic Southern pecan pie? You betcha! This is as real of a pecan pie as it gets! Brown sugar produces that gooey sticky sweet filling – who needs a corn syrup after all!
This Southern pecan pie filling is made from simple old-fashioned ingredients – brown sugar, white sugar, butter, eggs, flour, milk and vanilla. No corn syrup needed!
Making a pecan pie is really easy – just mix all the ingredients together, pour into a pie crust and bake. You can use a store-bought pie crust or make your own by using my easy homemade pie crust recipe.
If you like pecan pie, you will love these other amazing recipes:
Honey Candied Pecans – there can never be enough pecans for us, pecan lovers!
Cranberry Pecan Baby Spinach Salad – awesomely festive holiday salad with pecans and dried cranberries!
Best Ever Pumpkin Pie – pecan pie and pumpkin pie are friends!
Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie – this pie is so sweet and lemony!
How To Make Perfect Apple Pie – this is the best apple pie recipe ever!
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ½ cup white sugar
- ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp flour
- 1 tbsp milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup pecan halves
- 1 9-inch unbaked pie crust
- Preheat the oven to 375F.
- Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Add melted butter and mix until combined. Add brown sugar, white sugar and flour and mix until combined. Add the milk, vanilla and pecans and mix until combined.
- Pour the pecan mixture into a pie crust.
- Put the pecan pie in the oven on the middle or lower shelf and bake for 40 minutes.