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The only way this pie could be better tasting is to serve it warm and top with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. In some parts of the United States, pecan pie is a Thanksgiving tradition. Once you start eating the pie, it is very hard to stop!
Some historians credit the French, who settled in New Orleans, with the creation of this exceedingly sweet pie, while others claim that a Karo Corn Syrup executive’s wife invented the recipe herself in the hope of promoting and boosting sales of the new product at that time. The Pecan Pie has only been around for approximately 80 years.
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Please check out my Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Menu which includes this easy to make and very delicious Southern Pecan Pie.
Classic Pecan Pie Recipe:
Source: Photo from Lewis Pecan of Greenville, AL
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