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Southern Pecan Pie

This classic recipe for Pecan Pie is definitely a holiday crowd-pleaser. My Southern Pecan Pie is smooth, nutty, and full of buttery sweet flavor. Enjoy a slice with a whipped cream topping or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes


  • 1 cup Karos Syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups pecan pieces reserve 1 cup for pie toppings


Prepare pie Crust

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

    Prepare your pie crust by placing a 9in ready-made pie dough into a 9 1/2 pie dish.

Pie filling

  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix eggs until combined. Next add your Karos Syrup, sugar, brown sugar, melted butter, vanilla, and salt. Mix together until well combined. Stir in Pecan halves until well coated.

  2. Pour filling into the pie crust. Use the reserved cup of pecans to decorate the filled pie crust.

Baking Instructions

  1. Bake your pie at 350 degrees for 60 mins. Let cool on a wire rack for 2 hours. The pie will be puffed and raised when fully cooked and will reduce in size once it has cooled for about 2 hours.