Pecan Pie Filling
See the Recipe. Ben Fink

This sweet, melt-in-your mouth pecan pie filling—from an old Southern family recipe—is like heaven on an autumn day. Enjoy during the holidays or whenever the mood strikes you.

Yield: makes FILLING FOR 1 9" PIE


  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. brandy
  • 1 cup shelled pecan halves


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk butter, eggs, corn syrup, sugar, vanilla, and brandy in a large bowl.
  2. Pour mixture into an unbaked 9" pie shell; place pecan halves on top. Bake 45–50 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.