The Easiest Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie Recipe You’ll Ever Try

by Phil Mutz
Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.

With the holiday season fast approaching, I couldn’t be more excited for all of the delicious holiday meals I’m about to enjoy.

And anytime I attend dinner somewhere, I volunteer to bring the best part: the dessert. So naturally I’m always looking for delicious dessert recipes to try out, like these tasty mini caramel apple pies.

So when I spotted the recipe for this incredible classic pie, I knew I’d be making one for myself and one for holiday dinner.

This recipe for old-fashioned pecan pie is so easy to follow and the results are out of this world.


  • 1 1/2 cups pecans
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Spread pecans on baking sheet and bake at 350ºF for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Mix eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter, vanilla extract, and pecans in large mixing bowl.
  4. Pour mixture into unbaked pie shell.
  5. Bake at 350ºF for 55 minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

I’ve never had a recipe for delicious homemade pecan pie before, and this has got to be one of the easiest ones out there. I absolutely cannot wait to try it!

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