Bake-Off® Contest 16, 1964
North Little Rock, Arkansas

Mystery Pecan Pie

Solve the mystery when you taste the smooth cream cheese filling hiding under the rich pecan filling in this extra-special pie.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
3
eggs
1/4
cup sugar
1
cup corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4
cups chopped pecans

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Steps

  • 1 Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, the salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 of the eggs on low speed until smooth and well blended; set aside.
  • 3 In another small bowl with electric mixer, beat remaining 3 eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, the corn syrup and 1 teaspoon vanilla on medium speed until well blended. Spread cream cheese mixture in bottom of crust-lined pan. Sprinkle with pecans. Gently pour corn syrup mixture over pecans.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, the salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 of the eggs on low speed until smooth and well blended; set aside.
  • 3 In another small bowl with electric mixer, beat remaining 3 eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, the corn syrup and 1 teaspoon vanilla on medium speed until well blended. Spread cream cheese mixture in bottom of crust-lined pan. Sprinkle with pecans. Gently pour corn syrup mixture over pecans.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.