North Carolina Pecan Pie

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Our pecans come from Elbie Powers, who grows them on his farm in North Carolina. They are truly enormous, meaty, and amazing! Pure indulgence!


  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated


  1. Center the oven rack. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine the eggs, salt, and sugar. Whisk well. Add the corn syrup, melted butter, and the vanilla. Whisk well. Set the prebaked piecrust on a cookie sheet to collect any spills. Spread the pec