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Serve Up a Slice of Southern Hospitality

Serve Up a Slice of Southern Hospitality

Nothing says Southern hospitality like a delicious homemade pecan pie.  Whether you like yours made with a splash of Southern bourbon or topped with sweet whipped cream, a slice of crunchy and gooey pecan pie is a Southern favorite any time of the year, but especially around the holidays.
 
A staple of Southern kitchens, this nut packed dessert may look and  taste like someone spent all day in the kitchen  baking, but this super yummy and  easy to make dessert takes only one mixing bowl and seven ingredients! Finish your Holiday dinner on a sweet note with this Southern favorite!
 
The Perfect Southern Pecan Pie  
Ingredients  
•    1 9-inch deep-dish pie shell, unbaked
•    1 3/4 cups pecan halves
•    3/4 cup dark corn syrup
•    1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
•    4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
•    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•    3 large eggs
*Optional - 2 tablespoons good quality Southern bourbon (Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, etc.)
 
Directions
•    Preheat oven to 425ºF.
•    In a large bowl mix corn syrup, brown sugar, melted butter, vanilla and eggs with a wire whisk until blended.
•    Coarsely chop 1 cup pecans; reserving remaining pecan halves. Combine chopped nuts into mixture.
•    Pour filling into pie crust. Bake for 10 minutes at 425ºF.
•    Reduce oven temperature to 350ºF and continue to bake pie for an additional 40 minutes or until edges of filling are set. The center will still jiggle slightly and will firm up during cooling.

•    Cool completely on wire rack. Top with whipped cream before serving.

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Had a GREAT time! Our family stay in Hilton Head a few times per year as it's an easy drive from where we live. There are several places to chose from but "Just Imagine" is perfect for us. We found the house to be clean and spacious, really pretty inside. The porches are great for morning coffee and the appliances and tech stuff are all updated. Sea Pines is close to the Beach and the Beach is close to Sea Pines but you are snuggled away in the forest at the same time. Just Imagine is the place to be.
Sharon - Kingsport, TN

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4 Roma Ct
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843-247-4814
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