Cream Cheese Pecan Pie

Cream Cheese Pecan Pie
Katie Jacobs
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Ingredients

1/2cup sugar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1large egg, beaten
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2teaspoon salt
1 1/2cups chopped pecans
Topping:
3 eggs
1 1/2teaspoons vanilla extract
1cup light corn syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, egg, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Spread the mixture into the bottom of the pie crust. Sprinkle with pecan pieces.
  3. Combine topping ingredients and beat well. Pour over top of pecan pieces.
  4. Bake for 35–40 minutes, until topping is golden brown. Serve cold or warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Posted with permission from Me, Myself and Pie: Amish Recipes by Sherry Gore (Zondervan, 2014).