Paula Deen's Pumpkin Pecan Pie

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 4:00 PM, November 12, 2007

Aired November 12, 2007

Serves 6-8 servings
3 eggs
1 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) melted butter
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
Whipped cream

Preheat oven to 350F.

With a hand beater, beat eggs well. Beat in corn syrup, sugar, butter, pumpkin and vanilla until well-blended. Arrange pecans in bottom of pie shell. Slowly pour egg mixture over them. Bake for 1 hour or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Let cool completely before serving to allow the filling to set up.

Garnish with whipped cream