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Ingredients

1-1/2 cup chopped pecans (leave few whole for garnish)
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup dark Karo syrup
1/4 teaspoon flour
2 eggs, beaten
Dash salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon butter (no substitutes) melted
1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell (see recipe for Never Fails Pie Crust)
For pie crust:
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup water

Instructions

For pecan pie: Place pecans in bottom of pie shell. Mix all remaining ingredients well and pour over pecans. Place few whole pecans on top in circle design. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 50 minutes. For pie crust: Place flour, salt and baking powder in bowl. Stir with fork until mixed. Add oil and water, and stir briskly, until dough forms and leaves side of bowl. Makes enough for top and bottom crust. Roll out between wax paper (use no other flour than first two cups).

Joan Holmes
Moline



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