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Classic pumpkin pecan pie

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 1 cup canned solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • dash salt
  • 2/3 cup light or dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 prepared deep dish pie crust*
Classic pumpkin pecan pie

Classic pumpkin pecan pie


Preheat oven to 350°.

*If using a frozen pie crust, do not thaw; preheat a baking sheet in the oven and place the pie on the cookie sheet to bake.

In small bowl, combine one egg, pumpkin, 1/3 cup sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt. Spread in pie crust.

In medium bowl, beat remaining two eggs slightly. Stir in corn syrup and remaining 2/3 cup sugar, the butter and vanilla; stir until well blended. Stir in pecans. Carefully spoon over pumpkin mixture.

Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until filling is set around edge. Cool pie completely on wire rack.


Enjoy a traditional Southern feast this year with the Thanksgiving dinner menu suggestions below.


Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Herb Roasted Turkey
Turkey is roasted with a mixture of herbs and olive oil under the skin and all over the bird. Use small amounts of dried herbs along with the fresh herbs for more flavor. Use fresh dill, rosemary, and chives, along with about 1/2 teaspoon each of dried leaf marjoram and thyme.

Southern Cornbread Dressing
This home-style cornbread recipe is made with fresh cornbread crumbs and optional diced chicken.

Cranberry Salad
This delicious salad makes a great fruit salad to serve alongside turkey or ham.

Boursin and Parsley Mashed Potatoes
These mashed potatoes get extra flavor from the boursin cheese with garlic and herbs. This recipe is easily doubled for a big dinner.

Seven Layer Salad
This delicious salad almost always makes an appearance at our family gatherings and holiday dinners.

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Ideas

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Ideas

Sweet Potato Casserole
A sweet potato casserole recipe, made with mashed sweet potatoes and a crunchy pecan topping. Scroll down to see more sweet potato recipes.

Broccoli Pudding
This tasty broccoli casserole is the perfect side dish for a holiday dinner or everday family meal.

Green Bean Casserole
This is a delicious green bean casserole, perfect for a holiday feast or Sunday family dinner.

Extra-Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
American cheese and Cheddar, along with a little cream make this a super creamy macaroni and cheese, and buttery croissant crumbs top it all off in a great way.

Angel Biscuits
Yeast in the dough makes this biscuit recipe lighter than most.

Fresh Coconut Layer Cake
This is a delicious and moist fresh coconut cake with fluffy frosting. Make this cake as a very special dessert for Thanksgiving, Easter, or other special dinner or family gathering.

Classic Pumpkin Pecan Pie
A classic pumpkin pecan pie recipe, the best of both worlds!